Marijuana edibles left at Shelburne Farms inn sends 2 workers to hospital

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Here are a few key rules to know in Vermont’s new marijuana legalization law, which takes effect on July 1, 2018.
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Never assume anything. Even if it has to do with chocolate.

That’s the lesson Shelburne police are taking away from an incident Wednesday that left a Shelburne Farms employee so ill she was found lying in the inn’s driveway.

Her mistake? Sampling chocolate left behind by a guest in a box labeled “salted caramel chocolates.”

Turns out the candies were actually marijuana edibles.