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South Carolina man says McDonald’s sweet tea came with weed inside

/ 05:52 PM November 13, 2019
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HILTON HEAD, South Carolina — A South Carolina man who went to McDonald’s for a sweet tea said he received a little extra herbal substance on the side.

The Island Packet reported that Parrish Brown went to a McDonald’s on Hilton Head Island and asked for a sweet tea with light ice and extra lemon.

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Brown now believes “extra lemon” was code for marijuana, since he found three bags of weed in his cup. He said he only realized it once he was “high as a kite.”

Brown said he had never had marijuana, so he did not recognize the taste. He said he paid regular price for the items.

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Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Maj. Bob Bromage says an investigation is ongoing. He did not specify which McDonald’s Brown had gone to.

A representative for McDonald’s said the company is “fully cooperating with law enforcement on the validity of this claim.” IB/JB

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