In Colorado and California, marijuana entrepreneurs have used deceptive packaging which is enticing to youngsters. Many candies look like children’s favorites, such Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Gummy Bears. At least nine incidences of marijuana poisoning in children have occurred in Colorado this year. The problem of pot candy is expanding to other states, as the word is out and a “ganja-preneurial” spirit spreads.
There’s a huge business behind pushing cookies, candies and edible forms of marijuana, considered to be safer than smoked or vaporized pot, but these products take longer to have an effect and often lead people to ingest larger amounts to get their “high.” Continue reading Edible Pot Tricks Children