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Two middle school students accused in sale of marijuana

Two students at Lewis and Clark Middle School were accused of buying and selling marijuana from one another Tuesday morning and were taken to the Prenger Juvenile Attention Center.

A sixth-grade female student was seen selling marijuana to an eighth-grade female student, officials with the Jefferson City School District said. The incident was witnessed by another student who reported it to school administrators.

The two students were brought in to talk with the principal. The parents of the two students were contacted, and the students were taken to Prenger.

According to school policy, a student who sells an illicit substance could get up to 10 days suspension and be recommended to the superintendent for further discipline. A purchaser could also get up to 10 days of suspension.

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