College Apologizes for Way It Gave M&Ms to Children

February 17, 2015

Horry-Georgetown Technical College has issued an apology for the way a faculty member handed out M&Ms at an event for children, MyHorryNews.com reported. The M&Ms were in pill containers, and labeled "happy pills." Some parents complained that this gave children the wrong idea about the real pills normally found in pill containers. A statement from the college said: "While we know this professor meant the candy to serve as a treat, the method of distribution may have confused pre-school children whose parents have taught them not to take pills from pharmaceutical bottles. The college administration deeply apologizes for the distress and confusion this action may have caused and seeks your forgiveness for our thoughtlessness."

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