Category Archives: Child Endangerment

SB 151 Must Include Medical Marihuana

State Senator Hernandez is carrying a bill (SB 151) that will raise the age from 18 – 21 for age to purchase tobacco cigarettes.  This is good, of course, but, interestingly, the bill does not include medical marijuana—-which is also smoked.

How can our legislatures say to kids they can’t smoke tobacco, but it’s ok if they smoke medical marihuana?  New York is the most recent state to pass medical marijuana and it excludes smoking smoking marijuana for any age.  Why does California Continue reading SB 151 Must Include Medical Marihuana

Dangerous Marijuana Edibles Attract Children

In Colorado and California, deceptive packaging for marijuana makes pot candies enticing to youngsters.  Many edibles look like children’s favorites, such Pop Tarts, Cap’n Crunch, cotton candy, Pixie Sticks and Gummy Bears.  At least 14 children were hospitalized for marijuana poisoning in Colorado last year.

It’s ironic that Kandy Care, in a pink package calls itself medical cannabis and carries a label “not a food.” It looks just like cotton candy.   How many two-, three-, four and five-year olds can read?   

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Hash Oil Fires Explode with Popularity of Dabbing

In the current decade, BHO labs have replaced meth labs as the most dangerous drug manufacturing process in the USA slew of explosions are the consequence of changing public policies to benefit the 7 or 8 % of adults who use pot. Continue reading Hash Oil Fires Explode with Popularity of Dabbing