Yikes! Dozens Overdosed on THC-Laced Candy at EST Music Fest [Video]

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It’s common knowledge to never take candy from strangers, but 24 people learned the hard way when they ended up in the hospital being treated for drug overdoses.

via NBC:

Officials say 24 people have been treated for drug overdoses at a music festival in Richland County.

None of the people lost consciousness, and all are expected to make a full recovery.

A major with the Richland County Sheriff’s Office told the Mansfield News Journalthat concert-goers were given candy with a “very, very” high dose of THC. The edibles looked like Nerds candy.

EST Fest is taking place at Ohio Dreams, a sports camp facility in Butler. Rapper Machine Gun Kelly, of Cleveland, is scheduled to take the stage Saturday night.

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