It used to be pot brownies were the only edibles around, but now brownies aren’t the only thing that contains that secret ingredient that many now swear by: THC, which is extracted from pot.
THC derived from cannabis is now a big seller even in states where marijuana is still illegal.
“You have these items that you can actually eat, it could be bakery products, candy-looking products, that contains THC, which is the content in marijuana that gives you the high,” said Dante Sorianello, DEA.
“Having a joint at night or having the cannabis edibles at night do not affect you anymore then having a glass of wine at night with your spouse,” said Wanda James, owner of Simply Pure Marijuana Dispensary.
But according to the DEA, the problem is that edibles take a little longer to affect most people, so instead of taking one gummy, they may take more, causing them to ingest a lot more THC than they should.
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