Delta parents get wake-up call from police on pot edibles – Delta

Delta police Const. Derek Gallamore was shocked when officers busted a woman allegedly selling weed-laced brownies with 40 times the recommended single dose of THC.

The sugary treat looked identical to a regular grocery store confection, but packed a punch with more than 400 milligrams of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

Though cannabis was legalized Oct. 17, edibles will not be legal until sometime next year, said Gallamore, but that is of little concern to entrepreneurs who are cooking up pot-infused candies, cookies and even energy drinks.

 

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“When I started doing my research, the biggest danger of consuming an edible orally is that it takes a lot for it to go through the digestive system,” said Gallamore. “It could take anywhere up to two hours to feel the effects of it, so the problem with kids when they smoke marijuana or they

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