State Lawmakers Take Bite Out Of Edible Pot Confusion

May 1, 2014 4:48 AM

State Lawmakers Take Bite Out Of Edible Pot Confusion
" DENVER (CBS4)- There is a call to stop all sales of edible pot products until the confusion over potency is settled.

A task force met Wednesday to start brainstorming ways to educate consumers, including a standard warning system on popular edibles, which is the industry term for marijuana that has been concentrated and infused into food or drink.

“I think it’s safe, we have labeling requirements, we’re doing everything we can,” said Colorado Dept. of Revenue Ron Kammerzell.

(credit: CBS)

Right now nothing regulates whether a single chocolate candy edible has more or less concentrated marijuana than an entire package of cookies.

“I believe the state should consider suspending the sale of all edibles to have a better handle of what is happening out there,” said Erie Police Chief Marco Vasquez.

Colorado already limits THC – marijuana’s intoxicating chemical – in edible pot products to 10mg per serving, with a maximum of 10 servings per package "

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