That four or five people eating at a restaurant on Main Street near Beach Boulevard were sickened Friday is not surprising. That they complained of breathing difficulties breathing and hallucinations is unusual. And that the cause was not food from the actual restaurant is even more so.
The patrons had all eaten brownies from the same medical marijuana dispensary, according to Huntington Beach police.
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None of the sick, who asked paramedics to send them to the hospital, faced criminal citations because they had medical marijuana cards, Rong-Gong Lin II writes in the Los Angeles Times.