The Butts County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that the candy is not "infused with any narcotic or THC." The candy in question was picked up at a Hampton food bank, and it might have been contaminated, causing the illness, the post said.
“There was no wrongdoing,” the post continued.
In February, students at Sandtown Middle School in south Fulton County shared drug-laced treats on Valentine’s Day, sending 28 classmates to hospitals. Students who got sick were disoriented, had stomach and head pain, and red, watery eyes. A school police report also noted hallucinations and vomiting.