Parents Beware of Dangerous New Drug Trend – ‘Jollies’ [VIDEO]
Colorful candies made with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana are making their way onto the streets at the Jersey Shore.
They're called "jollies" because the candies dramatically resemble Jolly Rancher candies.
According to New Jersey’s Poison Control Center, a 12-year-old in Rumson ate candy laced with marijuana and ended up in the ER.
This past weekend a man and woman in their 20s called Poison Control reporting that they’d eaten THC-laced gummies. The director says the couple also landed in the ER.
How dangerous are these candies? Al Della Fave from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office says that eating the candy is the equivilant to smoking 20 joints.