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Attorneys General Urge Federal Crackdown on Copycat Pot Edibles

June 22, 2022, 10:32 PM

Congress must take action to stop the sale of confusingly labeled marijuana edibles, which often look like popular snack products but also contain tetrahydrocannabinol, 23 state attorneys general told lawmakers in a letter Wednesday.

The watchdogs, led by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein (D), told House and Senate leaders that they should consider legislative solutions that invoke trademark protections as a means of shielding children from accidental marijuana consumption.

The states “do not all agree on the best regulatory scheme for cannabis and THC generally, but we all agree on one thing: copycat THC edibles pose a grave risk ...