The Florida Sheriffs Association has put out a warning about the potential for edible marijuana to be found inside Halloween trick-or-treat candies.
The association’s president Jerry Demings claimed that candy with similar but unusual names like “Pot-Tarts” or “Zonka Bars,” according to ABC Action News in Tampa,
With the legalization of medical marijuana on the ballot as Amendment 2 on Nov. 8, the association hasn’t been shy about its opposition to its passing.
But a pro-medical marijuana group, citing The Associated Press, said there’s no evidence to Demings’ claim.
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The most recent AP data from 2014 shows no reports of people handing out edible marijuana to children on Halloween.