Watch out for marijuana edibles in kids’ bags at Halloween – KABC

With Halloween just a few days away, a warning is out to not get tricked by some of those treats.

Marijuana edibles are very popular, but you don’t want them to make it into your child’s trick-or-treat bag.

Every Halloween, vigilant parents know to look out for razor blades and tampered candy.

Substance abuse prevention educator and parent Sandy Logan celebrates the holiday with her kids every year.

“I go trick or treating every Halloween. I make sure that we have a great time, but I also make sure that we’re safe,” said Logan.

But informed moms like her know there’s another threat weeding its way into holiday candy bags – edible marijuana products.

A generic-looking bag of goldfish-shaped crackers can contain 5,000 mg of the psychoactive chemical THC.

Statewide, the number of children exposed to marijuana has more than doubled in the last 10 years.

Christy Zamami with Day One Pasadena said they are hard to discern.


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