Candy Gives a New High


This year for Halloween it has been rumored some people will be giving out cannabis edibles to children. There is no way of telling the difference between candy that has been enhanced and candy that has not after it has been removed from the package.  You do not have to entirely avoid the fun tradition of trick-or-treating though. Avoid candy that looks like they have been tampered or you don’t recognize the brand of try to stick with big brands Heresy’s, Skittles, Sour Patch Kids, etc. If your child does consume cannabis candy and has taken in too much there are symptoms and actions to take.

Symptoms of THC overdose

  • A racing heart
  • Heavy perspiration
  • Anxiety
  • Heavy sedation

What to do in the occurrence of a THC overdose

  • Call 911
  • Contact your doctor
  • Eat or drink something high in sugar (this can help metabolize the marijuana more quickly to reduce effects)
  • Attempt to “sleep it off” in time symptoms will wear off

In the occurrence of an overdose remain calm and take proper action marijuana overdose has not been found lethal but is a serious thing.