This weekend, Colorado authorities have decided to issue a new restriction on cannabis edibles. Starting Sunday, authorities forbade the commercialization of gummy bear edibles, or anything that might look appealing for children. Also, a few other restrictions will be rolled out as well.
No more child-friendly cannabis edibles in Colorado
If you liked buying cannabis edibles which took funny forms, you have to switch to something else, as the state of Colorado is now against the commercialization of such products. Any edible looking like a gummy bear, fruit, animal, person, or cartoon character could attract the attention of children, so the authorities decided to ban them.
However, funny shapes are not the only ones which look appealing to children. They are always tempted by sweets, so manufacturers should now stop labeling cannabis edibles as candy. Also, the cannabis dose per one edible has now decreased to ten THC milligrams. Some might be disappointed by this regulation, as doses could go up to 50 milligrams of THC or even more.
The packages on cannabis edibles will now come with safety information
Cannabis edibles will now come in special packages which secure them against children. Also, these packs are accompanied by labels which inform consumers about the effects of the product. Namely, it might take about two hours for some people to feel the effects of cannabis. If they don’t experience them more quickly, then the label tells them not to eat more of the product in a short time.
Also, this campaign wants to educate children as well. They should be aware of the differences between cannabis, alcohol, and other drugs, and the serious effects they might have on a person. If consumed properly, cannabis and alcohol can be safe, but they are recommended only after a certain age.
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