Ever since pot has passed over the boundaries of law, debates, arguments, extended studies and statistics have revealed a serious problem. Marijuana is not exactly a drug but a healing herb and a good way to spend your pastime but for some of us it may cause serious problems. Pot edibles are a special highlight for the authorities, as users sometimes overdose on cookies and expose themselves to life threats. As an effect of that, pot edibles in Colorado may get warning label.
Some time ago, a suicide case was reported and pot edibles were to blame for. Ever since, officials have been in ongoing debates over the perils of marijuana edibles. Moreover, cases of intoxication have been registered as well. As an effect of that, Marijuana edibles in Colorado are required to be marked with a red stop sign. People must be aware of the fact that exaggerate consumption could be extremely dangerous. Officials are now trying to make pot-infused products more distinct.
Under the suggested rules, the stop sign with the letters THC inside should be on each individual edible, not only on the labels.
A new law enforcement could require all marijuana edibles be recognizable even after leaving the packaging.
The decision is nevertheless controversial, as regulators rejected an earlier proposal to mark edible marijuana with a weed leaf symbol. Parents reacted in protest, as they believed this symbol would do nothing more but attract children, not keep them away from eating the products. The law of the forbidden fruit works at all levels and state officials were forced to find an alternative for the warning sign that must be present on all pot edible packages.
From the total number of US states which legalized marijuana consumption, the pot edibles in Colorado may get warning label, as a first attempt to raise awareness over the perils of overdose.
Premade edible items could be banned as well. According to the new regulation proposals, it will be forbidden for a manufacturer to buy bulk candy and spray it with cannabis oil. On the other hand, officials will continue to let producers alter an existing product so that it becomes unrecognizable, such as grinding up chocolate chip cookies to make a cheesecake crust.
Manufacturers react and complain that the made-from-scratch rule needs a lot more clarification as manufacturers usually use premade products. Hopefully the new approach on pot edibles will be clear enough both for consumers and producers that are making a way of living out of pot items.
For the time being, the proposal waiting for approval from the state of Colorado is to use a red stop sign with the letters THC, as a universal symbol.
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