No one is going to put marijuana edibles in your kid’s halloween bag

Every year since 1966, families have been tuning into Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang celebrate Halloween on “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” TV special. Spoiler Alert: Linus waits for The Great Pumpkin to materialize in the pumpkin patch but he nearly freezes to death. Drats.

Here’s another Halloween tradition that is equally fictional: Reefer Madness acolytes warn parents every year that some crazed freak is going to lace trick-or-treat candy with weed and your kids will overdose on the devil’s lettuce. But, like Linus awaiting the fictional Great Pumpkin, it never happens.

This Halloween tale of fright is picking up steam as more and more states legalize cannabis. The latest version of the bogus story comes from the Township of Moorestown, N.J., a burg east of Philadelphia. The township’s police department, in its infinite wisdom, decided to scare the bejesus out of its 19,000 residents with a ... read more at: