New Law Bans Edibles That Appeal to Children

Say goodbye to marijuana gummy bears.

On Thursday, California lawmakers passed AB 350, which prohibits companies from selling edibles in the shape of animals, insects, people or fruit. The legislation, which is aimed at reducing accidental ingestion of marijuana edibles by children, is now headed to the governor’s desk.

Marijuana edibles are responsible for over half of the cases of marijuana exposure in children under 10, according to a JAMA study. A group of middle school students in San Diego had to be taken to the hospital in April after ingesting marijuana-laced gummy bears.

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