This isn’t the typical Halloween candy warning of yesteryear, where you are warned to throw away unwrapped candy or look at those apples with a keen eye for the possibility of a razor blade hidden inside. The Halloween candy concerns today involve candy sold in stores and wrapped up tight just like the traditional Halloween candy that would pass the examination at home by even the most eagle-eyed parents.
The concerns are over a legal drug-laced candy made with CBD, or cannabidiol candy, which is “packaged to mimic popular brands,” reports ABC News locally. This candy is not the same as the cannabis candy sold in marijuana stores in states where marijuana is legal, it is different and made with an ingredient not regulated by the FDA. This year parents have to look at the ingredients printed on the Halloween candy wrapping itself. While this is a warning from the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE), it is a warning for parents everywhere to heed when it comes to Halloween candy inspection.
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