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17 year old girl left partially paralyzed after eating Pot laced brownie at school

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posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 09:37 PM

originally posted by: diggindirt
Why didn't the reporter talk to her doctors? All we have here is the Mom's accusations---not a word from her actual docs as far as I can tell.

This is the ONLY other link I could find that had a reference or quote to the girl's doctors. There is NOTHING out there.


Medical tests showed that the only substance in her system at the time was marijuana, WPIX reported. Doctors are still baffled as to whether Danieel had an allergic reaction to the drug, or if it was something else that caused the partial paralysis.

According to Dr. Richard Francis, a psychiatrist at NYU Medical, it is also possibly the brownie Danieel ate was laced with synthetic pot, PCP or something else.

“When they adjust something like a brownie, they don’t know for sure what’s in it,” he told WPIX.

As for not "finding" any other substance?----most likely they simply ran a standard tox screen looking for the most commonly abused drugs.
I have no idea what actually caused this poor child to be paralyzed but I'd bet the farm that it wasn't pot. If the brownie was the culprit, I'd bet the "pot" wasn't marijuana at all but something synthetic. Seizures from those fake drugs are common. Also, the fact that she didn't realize it was laced could be due to the synthetic pot not having the actual smell or taste of the real thing. But I really, really have a hard time believing she would buy a brownie and pay what they bring these days and not know that it wasn't from Betty Crocker.
On the other hand, allergy to chocolate does cause seizures and like any other substance allergy, can develop overnight.
If I were that mother I wouldn't be accepting the notion that my daughter's condition was brought on by pot. It just defies all logic. I would be after them to actually find the cause.
But there are other aspects of the story too that defy logic---like some have mentioned---that huge bandage on her head! The probes spoken of in an earlier post don't require a huge bandage wrapped around the head. The probe is smaller than a large gauge needle and the wound can be covered with a band-aid.

On another issue---I'm far more curious to know why the insurance company is denying the claim. Is there a clause in modern insurance contracts that allows them to deny claims if illegal substances are involved?

It just seems that this whole story would rest better on a slice of ham....

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 09:42 PM

originally posted by: Anyafaj

A New York mother claims her daughter was left partially paralyzed by a marijuana-infused brownie she bought at her high school.

Danieel Buchanan, 17, was sold the snack by a classmate at Benjamin Banneker High School in Brooklyn on February 27, thinking its ingredients were innocent.

But the teenager started to feel sick soon after and went to the school nurse with a racing heart rate and high blood pressure.

The school then called her mother Allison at 11am to say they were taking her daughter to the emergency room at Brooklyn Hospital.

After an initial check-up she was released into her parents' care - but her condition started to dramatically deteriorate.

Her mother told PIX11 she couldn't walk by herself, could barely eat and could only handle a few sips of tea at a time.

At 3am the next morning, she took the youngster to Beth Israel in Manhattan, but was quickly transferred to nearby Mount Sinai.

Her mother says when Danieel arrived she began convulsing and has been partially-paralyzed ever since.

'She’s not able to walk. She can’t stand. She can’t sit up,' Mrs Buchanan told the station. 'They have never seen anything like this before.'

Blood tests revealed she had marijuana in her system - but no other drugs were present.

Mrs Buchanan insists she has never been involved in drugs or alcohol before and doesn't have any underlying health problems.

'She didn't know it had weed in there, she thought it was just a regular brownie,' Mrs Buchanan said.

Doctors told her she needed rehabilitative therapy, but her insurance company , Empire Blue Cross, Blue shield, has denied her the coverage. The Daily Mail Online has contacted them for comment.

The 18-year-old student who sold her the brownie has been suspended and the NYPD are investigating the incident.

Very interesting. I wonder if it's one of those things where it's a chemical reaction with her body and her body rejected it, so to speak? It could even be a bad batch, if you will. Apparently it was ONLY pot, nothing else chemically, but that doesn't mean HER body isn't rejecting the pot chemical or reacting badly to it. I'd be curious if her body will ever gain the ability to walk or eat normally again. Very interesting case either way.

Sorry, was there a medical test of the chemicals? And, many drugs are hard to test for or usually are not. And third, marijuana quite simply does not have those kinds of effects or consequences. The lethal dosage of marijuana for example is something in the 1000's, virtually impossible.

That brownie had something else in it or she also lied about taking something else, most likely.

An addiction medicine specialist or drug expert would agree.

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 09:43 PM
a reply to: Anyafaj

This is a HOAX .

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 09:49 PM
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

She absolutely could've had either a reaction or negative response in conjunction and opposion to the active ingredient tetrorhydrocanibinal....and with other things she may have been taking both by script or OTC


posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 09:50 PM
Hoax? Probably... or a true mind misfire from being yanked out of the waking dream of everyday life and thrust into the stark truth of the universe, existence... and stuff...

but more importantly, are there any more paralyzing pot brownies left?

For testing... sheesh...
edit on 3/12/2015 by Baddogma because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:00 PM
this is an outright lie impossible to attribute her supposed condition to ingestion of pot brownies...

if I'm fact her condition is real the only real conclusion would be, she happened to eat the pot brownies just before the onset of some other medical condition shortly after doing so...

Know this is a real sign total legalization is at hand for all of North America and much of the World...

Much more propaganda will be spewed in attempt to hinder the process of legalization...

that is the truth to be gleaned from this story...
edit on 12-3-2015 by 5StarOracle because: ....

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:09 PM
Eating pure green butter for awhile rendered me more f-ck3d up than I have ever been while on any other substance in my life, period.......

Also when my tolerance is low, a couple tokes can help manifest my pre-existing panic disorder symptoms real quick.....

However, I never die, and all the issues, if any arise at all, are not a result of the plant, but rather my own pre existing physical and mental state.
edit on 12-3-2015 by GoShredAK because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:27 PM
Uh huh...BS propaganda

If you could OD on Mj, I would have already. Trust me😜
Eating high dosages kicks in like a mule, but doesn't cause any effects that are physically damaging. More like sleepiness.

She most likely had some underlying issue. Increased anxiety and blood pressure, breathing triggered a blood clot to move to her brain, or something similar, if the claimed effects are in fact real.

I have a hard time believing she bought a brownie from a classmate without knowing, sounds like a complete lie from the get go. Wouldn't want mom and dad knowing she did this by choice. Standard op procedure.

Wait till the dea gets ahold of this lovely story( if they didn't create it).

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:31 PM
In other news, 11 other students in her crappy HS died this year from drinking 40's, huffing paint fumes and accidentally injecting oxygen bubbles into their veins while using dirty needles...

Seriously, If I'd have known Michelle Obamas Lunch program included Pot brownies i'd have gone back to HS

No, seriously, seriously it's a promotion for agents of shields Inhumans story line...

No seriously, seriously, seriously... At least the only person with a serious allergy to pot wont reproduce now

Being mean as hell because this is BS and she should go to jail for lying about what really happened, it couldn't be weed.

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:33 PM
a reply to: Anyafaj

I'm sure this has been said already in the thread. It wasn't the cannabis if it was even in there. I'm SURE it was laced with something lethal, if there is any truth to this story at all. After all the bad (false) media that cannabis has received in New York recently, this story doesn't surprise me-and I don't think it was an accident AT ALL.

If these types of stories keep popping up around the country, it will not be long until ALL medicinal herbs are banned under UN Agenda 21. How many people here know about that conspiracy? Take a bite out of truth pie once in a while folks. Otherwise, you will lose your rights to all herbs which can truly be medicine. I don't think someone her age should be using it at all, but the propaganda train rolls on....
edit on 3/12/2015 by InFriNiTee because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:40 PM
She bought a brownie off another student and subsequently split that one brownie with multiple students. My a$$ she didn't know it was a pot brownie.

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:43 PM
Personally I do think it's possible the pot brownie messed her up. At least as a trigger.

If she had a preexisting health condition then getting really really high could have exasperated it with elevated blood pressure.
edit on 12-3-2015 by Lucid Lunacy because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:50 PM
Now if it was really synthetic marijuana she consumed, then yes, I'd say this story is possible. But if it was real genuine natural marijuana, then no, this young woman was not paralyzed by it. I'm going with synthetic or some undetectable adulterant, if it was indeed the brownie that caused her reaction, or something else. Since marijuana stays detectable in the system for a long time, it's presence doesn't even mean it was even in the brownie.

Another possibility, too, is a possible reaction to a foreign toxin on the marijuana, like a mold and fungus. This is New York City area, where some of the most fascist anti-drug measures have mean taken and excessive punishments and sentencing for drug offenders has and still occurs. Naturally, most of the pot in the city is going to be smuggled in from foreign countries, contaminated with all sorts of toxic molds and bacteria. Or in local grow operations, which will likely be done in dark, dirty places and handled in an unclean manner.

If that is the case, even more reason to legalize. Here in Washington where it is legal and above board, the whole process from growing to packaging is done in carefully monitored and healthy conditions.

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 10:58 PM
a reply to: Skadi_the_Evil_Elf

synthetic marijuana

'Synthetic Marijuana' is just a umbrella term for various herbs that while containing cannabinoids don't contain THC. Really apples to oranges. It's not even synthetic heh.

I doubt those would be used in a pot brownie. It's possible. It would be way more unpredictable as to its effects as well.

Personally I think she just got way more high than she was expecting.
edit on 12-3-2015 by Lucid Lunacy because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 11:20 PM

originally posted by: Swills
a reply to: Anyafaj

If there's any truth to this story it may be the first of its kind.

I suffered a stroke last year after eating a cookie. I did have an underlying condition that left me predisposed to possible brain hemorrhagic after having radiotherapy on my brain 13 years ago, but I had similar symptoms and spent 4 months in rehab learning to walk again. Not trying to put anyone off, just adding some anecdotal evidence to the story, take from it what you will

posted on Mar, 12 2015 @ 11:42 PM
a reply to: Anyafaj

So we should just take this mothers expert advice........Ya. She has no idea what caused this and is making wild claims. Before we judge the mother to harsh remember this is her daughter and she is in shock.

posted on Mar, 13 2015 @ 12:42 AM

originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
Couple Many lies in that article... Not enough patience to quote them all and lose my rag over it!

What lies?

Edit: I'm inclined to believe she suffered a stroke.

What leads you to this conclusion? What is your medical background?

posted on Mar, 13 2015 @ 12:48 AM
It is next to impossible, if at all, to OD on MaryJane.

Can you Overdose on Marijuana? – Unlike with many other illicit drugs, marijuana users are not at risk of death from overdose.

Numerous studies have come to this conclusion after investigating the toxicity of marijuana and its active components – chemicals known as cannabinoids.

Studies have mostly focused on the toxicity profile of the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) because of its potent psychological effects. What they’ve found is that although THC is a psychoactive substance and is responsible for the “high” that marijuana users experience, it is also remarkably non-toxic.

posted on Mar, 13 2015 @ 01:06 AM
a reply to: mikelkhall

Someone quite close to me... right now... is mumbling something about the answer to your headline question is, an emphatic, "yes."

But they also assert they will live and be able to move... eventually.

posted on Mar, 13 2015 @ 01:06 AM
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04

What lies?

Surely you cannot be serious?

What leads you to this conclusion?

My deductions.

What is your medical background?

The same as the girl's mother.
edit on 13-3-2015 by CharlieSpeirs because: (no reason given)

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