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Expert Advice from Upstate: What's important to know about marijuana edibles

Big concern: Keep pot-laced candies away from kids

Edibles, such as gummies and other candies, that are infused with cannabis, act more slowly in the body than inhaled marijuana smoke, explains Michael Hodgman, MD, a toxicologist at the Upstate New York Poison Center. He also stresses the need to keep edibles away from children, who mistake them for ordinary candy.