cinnamon challenge

Dejah Reed, 16, suffered a collapsed lung from the Cinnamon Challenge and now is trying to change people’s minds.

*Last year in March, we reported a trend called the Cinnamon Challenge that had become viral online.

Mostly teenagers were getting involved in the ludicrous dare, but even the Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has done it. But doctors are now saying STOP IT!

There are plenty of people out there still attempting to ingest ground cinnamon and emergency rooms are full of these nut jobs.

But the latest report published in Pediatrics on Monday said “Don’t take the cinnamon challenge.”

The dare has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. poison centers, according to the report.