NC School Suspends Student for Smelling like Weed, Despite Passing Drug Test

The sophomore’s mother is battling school officials to clear her daughter’s name.

chool officials in Wake County, North Carolina have a lot of people scratching their heads.

They suspended 15-year-old Jakayla Johnson for possession of marijuana based solely on their opinion that her hands smelled like weed, KSNT-TV reports.

Jakayla told the outlet that a school resource officer smelled marijuana smoke coming from a classroom at Garner Magnet High School, and singled her out as the suspect from among a group of about 30 other students. A search of Jakayla, a sophomore, yielded no evidence of the drug. Nevertheless, school officials decided to give her a five-day suspension because her fingers supposedly smelled of cannabis.

– Read the entire article at News One.