DPD Sergeant Steve Warneke interview Sergeant Brett Hinkle and Detective Aaron Kafer of the department’s marijuana unit regularly answer questions and concerns about children’s safety around marijuana products, but with Halloween coming up, the fears are even more widespread.

Parents worries that kids will be given marijuana candy and treats this Halloween was the topic featured on the DPD “Ask the Experts” podcast. “Marijuana is only legal under those very fine, specific situations [Amendments 20 and 64]. It’s always complex for the police to understand what those exceptions are,” Kafer says.

While the laws remain complex and difficult for police to enforce, Colorado youth, parents, schools and businesses have been left to navigate an increasingly dangerous and unhealthy environment with little tools, information and support.

Denver WestwordMarijuana: Denver Police Address Worries That Pot Edibles Will Be Given to Kids on Halloween
September 15, 2014


According to a Denver Police Department podcast, calls have already started coming in from parents concerned that their kids will be slipped pot edibles while trick-or-treating on Halloween. The conversation is featured in a new Ask the Experts series of podcasts created by the Denver Police Department. In the latest, DPD Sergeant Steve Warneke interview Sergeant Brett Hinkle and Detective Aaron Kafer of the department’s marijuana unit. [Read Full Article Here]

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