Senate President Stephen Sweeney will have a look at a potential restriction on edible types of marijuana in an try to win over legislators hesitant to vote for authorized weed.

Sweeney, D-Gloucester, raised the issues about edibles Tuesday throughout an editorial board assembly with the Asbury Park Press. A number of Democrats had expressed issues about cannabis-infused edibles that, if left unattended, might look interesting to a toddler.

In an try to win sufficient votes to go a marijuana legalization invoice, Sweeney stated he was “truly perhaps proscribing sure (edible) ones.” 

“Edibles, we have now to have a look at,” Sweeney stated. “Gummy bears? Children can decide up a gummy bear. The factor we discovered in Colorado (the place leisure marijuana is authorized) is about packaging. You need to make it unattractive to youngsters.

“It’s not like a cereal field that’s all colourful with cartoon characters. It must be very bland with nothing that makes somebody say ‘that appears actually cool, I need to strive it,’” Sweeney stated. “Children eat gummy bears on a regular basis. If you wish to devour marijuana, I don’t assume you want gummy bears. There’s different methods of ingesting marijuana.” [Read more at Asbury Park Press]