“The new law, approved during a June special session, allows the state’s medical-marijuana operators to sell edible products — currently banned in Florida — to qualified patients, so long as the products aren’t geared toward children.
To “discourage consumption of edibles by children,” the law requires health officials to determine “by rule any shapes, forms, and ingredients allowed and prohibited for edibles.”
This is a good step toward a safe, responsible cannabis industry, but it doesn’t address the root of the problem. If edibles look identical to regular food then it doesn’t matter what shape they come in. Kids and adults can still easily mix them up and eat one by accident.
Instead, Florida should focus on ensuring that edibles are clearly marked with the green cross so it’s EASY for everyone to #SpotThePot.