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Sheriff’s office issues warning to parents: Marijuana/THC-infused candies could be handed out for Halloween

October 31, 2019 by


GUILFORD COUNTY- A warning to parents ahead of trick-or-treat Thursday.  Guilford County Sheriff Danny Rogers is reminding parents there are many forms of marijuana edibles and THC infused candies. The sheriff’s office specialized enforcement team recently seized over 28 pounds of various types of marijuana edibles/THC infused items. According to their Facebook post, most of […]

Sickened students suspect marijuana-laced gummy bears

December 8, 2016 by


Several high school students in a Chicago suburb were taken to a local hospital after eating gummy bears some said may have been laced with marijuana. “This candy made those students both uncomfortable and sick,” according to a statement from the Naperville School District. Students began showing up at the Naperville North High School nurse’s […]

Drug cops converge on Georgia man’s property after spotting … okra

October 7, 2014 by


The grower was alarmed when the police helicopter swooped low over his property. Soon, Bartow County, Georgia, deputies — “strapped to the gills” and with a drug dog in tow — converged on his doorstep. They had the grower dead to rights. Except the plant that the chopper cops had spotted from the air was […]

Marijuana Edibles: Sweet Business is Budding

September 19, 2014 by


This article originally appeared in the September print issue of Food Manufacturing. Legalized recreational marijuana sales in two U.S. states have cultivated food and beverage demand far beyond rising cases of the munchies. Denver-based edibles manufacturer Dixie Elixirs is expanding its facilities to promote transparency and education in the industry while spotlighting the science behind […]

2014 Denver marijuana edibles food-safety violations

August 15, 2014 by


I must admit, I felt really old today when Woodstock turned 45.  I was just on that cusp of hearing about it but was to young to go. Fast forward to 2014.  US Food Safety reports on food safety violations with marijuana? Who would have thought this was possible. Yet, according to the Cannibist, Denver […]