Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must have a new look. That’s according to state senators from both parties who rejected a bill Wednesday to loosen a requirement that pot cookies and candies not look like regular foods.
Colorado may throw a white flag on one of its toughest marijuana problems to emerge in the new market — making sure that edible pot products can’t be confused with regular foods.
New rules went into effect on Sunday in Colorado that require marijuana edibles be designed both to keep children safe and provide a warning to adults about their potency.
One of the more common criticisms of Colorado’s marijuana legalization has been edibles, or pot-infused food, that make their way into children’s hands.
Recreational pot is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 but CBS4’s Rick Sallinger looked into whether adults are willing to buy it for kids
Lawmakers held off on a directive to implement new restrictions on marijuana edibles in Colorado Thursday, but they will study the issue to consider legislation next year.
Investigators are looking into a group of fourth graders caught with marijuana on the school playground.
One school in Greeley is asking parents to be more vigilant after a 10-year-old boy admitted to selling marijuana to other students on the playground and another student came to school with a marijuana edible candy bar. Both incidents happened in one week.
A Colorado proposal to widen a ban on certain types of edible marijuana advanced Thursday in the state House amid concerns that it could be too broad.
Trying to tell the difference between a marijuana edible and a traditional snack is nearly impossible once those nibbles are out of their packaging. Some state lawmakers are trying to change that.