Pot’s Candy Crisis

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by Katy Steinmetz,

from TIME Magazine,

Edibles are throwing a wrench in the legal-weed movement.

Walk into a recreational pot shop, and the glass jars of Cannabis indica and sativa often share shelf space with a far more familiar sight: chocolates, cookies and gummy candies. These THC-infused edibles are a key sector of the burgeoning industry, accounting for an estimated 45% of Colorado’s pot market. But the mind-altering products can look the same as regular snacks, and lawmakers and parents are concerned about them ending up in children’s hands.

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