Washington lawmakers have recently stated that they will permit recreational marijuana dispensaries to sell marijuana infused brownies, cakes, and other miscellaneous baked goods, but they will not allow them to be sold in candy form (lollipops, gummy bears, jelly beans, etc) which could potentially entice children.
Recreational marijuana clubs in Washington opened their doors to the public on July 8th of this year and the guidelines for how marijuana infused edibles are required to be packaged was released less than two weeks later. The Liquor Control Board of Washington was placed in charge of overseeing the process.
Their main concern is they don’t want anything floating around that might appeal to children. Specific items being banned will include gummy bears, jelly beans, suckers and some other types of candy.
Hopeful manufacturers must also adhere to certain guidelines in order for their product to even be considered. They must be able to show that the THC is spread out evenly amongst the products to ensure that all of the edibles contain a uniform amount of potency. In other words, they want to be sure that one brownie doesn’t get you drastically higher than another.