BC Minister Warns Parents of Possible Cannabis Products Among Halloween Candy
BC parents are being warned to be on the lookout for nasty surprises in their kids’ candy bags.
The BC government is warning the public to be careful of cannabis mixtures in the Halloween treat bowl.
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“Illegal cannabis often comes in bright, colorful packaging designed to look like popular candy that kids love to eat this time of year,” said Mike Farnworth, Colombia’s Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. -British.
“It is also important to remember that legal cannabis products can still be appealing to children, and it is essential that people safely store, lock up and store any cannabis products they may have used – in especially edible varieties that might seem attractive to young people. children.”
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Parents are urged to check their child’s sweets before consuming them and those using cannabis products are urged to ensure they do not accidentally dispense the drug, as the packaging tends to look like classic sweets.
In British Columbia, only adults 19 and older can purchase, possess and consume cannabis products for non-medical purposes.
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