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86-year-old grandmother felt high and confused after grandson fed her marijuana chocolate

By Mason White 4:31 PM June 13, 2017
Chocolate bars (illustration)
Chocolate bars (illustration)
By: Emily Lewis

Police in Canada, warned senior citizens to be careful when their grandchildren offer them treats.

York police said that recently, they received a call from an 86-year-old grandmother, complaining that she felt high and confused.

Police officers who responded to her home in Newmarket, learned that the woman’s 30-year-old grandson gave his grandmother marijuana chocolate.

The incident unfolded on Wednesday, at around 1:30 p.m.

This was the first time the woman consumed marijuana. The elderly woman told police that she is feeling extremely high and confused, and was worried about her health.

Police offered her a ride to the hospital, but she refused. She told officers that she decided to ride out the effect of the marijuana.

Police took her to the hospital as a precaution.

Police did not arrest the grandson, but acknowledged that giving someone drugs with their knowledge is a serious crime.

It is unknown why the grandson gave his grandmother marijuana chocolate.

“Tip of the day. Giving your grandma #Cannabis chocolate, without telling her what it is, #SoNotCool. Granny en route to hospital,” York Regional Police wrote on Twitter.