Marijuana-based parenting of teenage daughters lands Florida couple in jail BY Lee Moran NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, May 7, 2015, 8:48 AM Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Enlarge Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Enlarge From left, Joey Mudd and Chad Mudd were arrested after the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office found the wife and husband used marijuana as a parenting tool for their 13- and 14-year-old daughters. A Florida couple bribed their teen daughters with pot to get them to do household chores and work hard at school, police said. Joey Mudd, 34, and her husband Chad, 36, allegedly thought the best way to motivate their 13- and 14-year-old girls was with marijuana, reports The Smoking Gun. The Largo mom admitted to smoking the drug with her children on five occasions, according to arrest affidavits. She said it was "a form of a bargaining tool." Couple accused of using drugs with teenagers WFTS - Tampa, FL "According to Joey, it was an incentive to the children," Pinellas Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Cristen Smith said. "If the children were going to school, doing household chores and such, that was the incentive to smoking marijuana with her," she said. Chadd Mudd has also been arrested over claims he provided the girls with cocaine. It's alleged that the father snorted the narcotic with them and one of their boyfriends earlier this year while they were inside his truck. Pediatrics care worker Joey Mudd was charged with two counts of child abuse. She was released from Pinellas County jail on Wednesday after posting $5,000 bond, reports WFLA. Her restaurant worker husband remains behind bars after being accused of six counts of child abuse and possession of cocaine. Joey Mudd has also been ordered not to contact her children, who are being cared for by a relative.