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Toddler smoking from marijuana bong

WASHINGTON (WABC) -- A mother in Washington state is in big trouble with the law after she allegedly videotaped her toddler taking a hit from a bong.

The newly released cell phone video shows a 22-month-old boy from Centralia, Washington, briefly using a lit marijuana bong.

His mother, 24-year-old Rachelle Braaten, is now under arrest.

When police confronted her, she allegedly said, "I guess it was a joke and stupid mistake that wasn't really funny."

She said the toddler's demeanor didn't change and he just went on playing.

When asked how she felt, she replied, "horrible."

"Because he's 2 and he shouldn't have known about that," Braaten said. "He shouldn't have that in his body."

When the Centralia police's anti-crime team went to check on the boy's welfare, they found 40 marijuana plants.

The boy's father, Braaten's fiance Tyler Lee, claimed he was a m

Added: Mar-12-2013 Occurred On: Mar-12-2013
By: Jersey_Devil
Regional News, WTF
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