Veronica Sylvester, SoCal Mom, Arrested After Her Girls Get Sick After Munching on Her Marijuana Cookie, Police Say
Two sisters ages 10 and 11 tested positive for marijuana after they ate their mom's pot cookie, cops say.
That mom is now in hot water: 33-year-old Veronica Sylvester was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, according to the Pasadena Star-News.
The Covina girls had returned home from school Monday and found the cookie on a kitchen counter wrapped in plastic and decided to try it, authorities said. Get this ...
... Cops said mom told them it was for medical use. But they say she does not have a doctor's recommendation.
"(The children) said they had numbness in their bodies and their skin was pale and clammy," Covina police Lt. Tim Doonan told the Star-News. "Both girls were taken to the hospital where toxicology tests yielded they were under the influence of marijuana."
Another medical marijuana success story.
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