Hundreds of edible marijuana packets seized in Collier Co.

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies are sharing images of edible marijuana packets that are designed to resemble candy so parents can be aware of what to look out for.

According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, detectives have seized 332 units of edible marijuana. The items have a combined value of $33,600.

Although medical marijuana is legal in Florida, state statutes prohibit marijuana edibles from being packaged in a way that is attractive to children or made in a form that resembles candy.

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Edible marijuana seized in Collier County.

Medical marijuana in Florida must be sealed in plain, opaque wrapping and marked with a universal marijuana symbol.

“A kid is definitely going to want that and they’re going to think oooh candy, this is great,” said parent of one, Caroline Sovone.

Sovone happens to be a medical cannabis user, she says she uses

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