US police warn parents about marijuana laced Halloween sweets

US police warn parents about marijuana laced Halloween sweets

Colorado police are warning parents that sweets laced with marijuana may end up in children's Halloween trick-or-treat bags.

The state, along with Washington, was the first in the US to allowed recreational sales of the drug to adults earlier this year.

Experts issued pictures of two nearly identical gummy bears - one infused with marijuana concentrate and one without - and said it was almost impossible to tell the difference.

Police have also released a video warning parents some sweets may not be all they seem, and they should check the products are made by well-known brands - throwing out anything that appeared tampered with.

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