DENVER (CBS4)– The bill to designed to protect children from marijuana edibles passed the state House on Wednesday and will head to the state Senate.

House Bill 1436 prevents the making of marijuana edibles that can be confused with candy — specifically products in the form of a humans, animals, or fruit.

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Manufacturers argue the new regulation would cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Sponsors say the bill has the support of Gov. John Hickenlooper.


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