Winnipeg police: THC edibles found in Halloween candy


The Winnipeg Police Service is advising dad and mom to test their youngsters’s Halloween candy after receiving reviews of THC candy being found inside some deal with baggage.

Investigators stated they’ve acquired at the least a “half-dozen” reviews of THC ‘Nerds’ candy being found in youngsters’s Halloween baggage in the South Tuxedo space.

The packages present the candy has 600 milligrams of THC.

A map offered by Winnipeg police present the realm the place THC edibles had been handed out with youngsters’s candy on Halloween. (Submitted photograph)

“THC is liable for the way in which your mind and physique reply to pot which may embrace feeling excessive,” police stated in a information launch. “The efficiency of THC can fluctuate in completely different merchandise. The impact of THC on youngsters may be dangerous.”

Police famous the candies had been found along with full-sized chocolate bars in zipped sandwich baggage.

Const. Dani McKinnon stated pot merchandise in Canada should comply with particular labelling necessities, one thing that wasn’t the case in this incident.

“These explicit candied objects that we have now seized, they don’t meet these necessities. So, at this stage, we have no idea the place these packages are from, is it a black market merchandise, however it doesn’t meet the necessities of say, coming from a retailer,” stated McKinnon. 

A plastic bag reveals a package deal of THC candy in with two chocolate bars. Winnipeg police are advising dad and mom to test their youngsters’s candy after a number of reviews of THC candy being found in Halloween baggage (submitted photograph: Winnipeg police Service)

Parents and caregivers are being advised to test their youngsters’s candy for any of those merchandise. Police added faculties have additionally been notified to pay attention to any candy that youngsters convey to high school.

McKinnon famous they haven’t acquired any reviews of youngsters being harmed by these candies.

If anybody has info or needs to make the same report, they’re advised to name police at 204-986-6129.


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