Medical marijuana edibles sold without California regulations

Tucked away in a nondescript strip mall off Northgate Boulevard in Sacramento is Heavenly Sweet, a commercial kitchen and bakery serving up one award-winning specialty since 2008: medical marijuana edibles.

Owner and president Sheila, who did not want her last name to be used, got into the edibles industry after an eye-opening first visit to a dispensary.

“They couldn’t tell me what type of medicine was in it, the amount of medicine, where it was made. I felt like someone needed to do something,” said Sheila, who has a confectionery background. “I thought, ‘Why not me?'”

Heavenly Sweet is the first Northern California edibles company to lab test its products. Currently in the edibles industry, regulation and oversight is virtually nonexistent.

“It’s not regulated at all,” Sheila said. “We were never required to be in a commercial kitchen, but I felt it was the right thing to

... read more at: http://www.kcra.com/article/medical-marijuana-edibles-sold-without-being-regulated-by-california/12051971

by