“Douglasville and Fulton County police want to know the true extent of an alleged drug business that targeted metro high school students.
The drug? Marijuana edibles.
A hidden camera FOX 5 I-Team investigation first exposed the home-based company called Trill Treats. Customers ordered through an Instagram page and could pay an extra five dollars for delivery.”
Read the full story by Randy Travis on Fox 5 Atlanta here!
For most people the idea of mixing marijuana and food still centers on either edibles or being high and getting the munchies. But that was before the pre-cannabis boom of recent years that is turning marijuana into a more than six billion dollar business in 2016. Marijuana and all attached with it is becomingly increasingly sophisticated and cultured.
Read the full story by Steve Baltin from Forbes here!
By: Chase Rader
Halloween scaremongering is nothing new. Since 1959, concerned parents have warned against the risk of finding poisoned candy or razors and needles in their kid’s bags. Although there have been a handful of confirmed cases of tampering with candy, the majority of these stories have been hoaxes that were later debunked.
With states across the country legalizing recreational marijuana for adult use there is a new kind of paranoia sweeping the country: the fear that someone will slip a cannabis-infused food into your kid’s trick-or-treat bag, giving them an unwanted high on top of their sugar high.
“Product liability is the “scariest type” of marijuana claim because not only is it an issue of public safety, but if a claim is disputed it can lead to up to two years of litigation, and is most likely to put a company out of business, said Ronnie Cabral, cannabis group practice leader at San Francisco-based wholesale broker Crouse & Associates Insurance Services.”
Creating cannabis infused foods without a clear way to distinguish them definitely creates a liability and public safety issue, but this issue is easy to fix! Brands can mark their edibles with Cannacals™ -edible green cross designs specifically designed for cannabis infused foods- so they don’t get mixed up with regular food. The green cross is an easy to recognize symbol for cannabis that helps people #SpotThePot.
… [Read More]
By Chase Rader
On May 15th, a child in New York was taken to the ER after accidentally consuming cannabis-infused candy he found inside his fathers car. Now, barely two weeks later we’re seeing nearly the exact same situation play out, but with more severe consequences for the parent.
Saturday, a mother in New Mexico took her two daughters, age 3 and 5, to the hospital after they were found eating a cannabis-infused cookie she had left inside the car. Rather than facing misdemeanor charges like Ephraim Zagelbaum, this mother may be charged with a 3rd degree felony for child endangerment, even though her children were fine.
… [Read More]