Colorado Trying To Come Up With New Rules For Edible Marijuana – 30 April 2014

RT logoFollowing two recent deaths in Colorado believed to be linked to edible marijuana, state officials have decided to examine and rework regulations related to products such as pot cookies and brownies.

According to USA Today, officials will meet on Wednesday to “discuss and consider reasonable amounts of active THC in retail marijuana products in proportion to product serving size.”

Currently, Colorado law states that 10 mg of THC – marijuana’s active ingredient – is equivalent to one serving of the drug, but edible products are not required to be sold in a single serving, nor does the law require pot producers split the package up into separate servings. As reported by the Associated Press, a single package of pot-infused food – sometimes as small as a piece of candy – could contain up to 10 servings of THC.

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