Now Maine Kids in Hot Water Over Pot-Laced Treats

9 high schoolers suspended
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 11, 2012 11:07 AM CST
Now Maine Kids in Hot Water Over Pot-Laced Treats
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Two time zones away from the pair of Colorado students who foisted pot-laced brownies on their unsuspecting college peers on Friday, some Maine high schoolers were allegedly chowing on marijuana cookies. Some of the students who ate the cookies ended up in the nurse's office, and nine Cape Elizabeth High School students found themselves suspended. The Portland Press Herald reports it's unclear if everyone who ate the cookies knew what was in them. The kicker: The cookies were eaten during a day-long event featuring speakers who focused on the school's stated values, one which is ... ethics. (More Maine stories.)

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