"Weed candy" is making its way into Indiana schools - WDRB 41 Louisville News

"Weed candy" is making its way into Indiana schools

Posted: Updated:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It may look like just a piece of candy, but police in Indiana say there was marijuana in the hard candy they recently discovered.

The so-called "weed candy" is making its way into schools in Indiana.

The drug is wrapped to look like Jolly Ranchers or candy bars.

Marijuana is the Number One illegal drug in Indianapolis right now, and its use is growing among children in middle school.

According to police, by 8th grade, 17 percent of students have reported trying it.

Copyright 2012 WDRB News. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WDRB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.