In the run up to Halloween 2014, the Denver Police Department and anti-drug organizations warned of the danger pot edibles posed to unsuspecting trick-or-treaters. But according to Westword.com, exactly zero instances of edibles being passed out were reported last year.
Of course, you can interpret this information two different ways. Option 1: The campaign worked! Option 2: Edibles weren’t a problem to begin with.
Well, in 2015, thanks to the fact that police and anti-drug organizations in Denver abandoned their edible-warnings, we can compare the two years.
So, how many cases of edibles being passed out to trick-or-treaters we reported in 2015? Despite the lack warnings, the number remained zero.
Of course, it’s always a good idea for parents to look over candy their children receive from strangers. While stories of tampering are overblown, there are a lot of crazy people out there. That said, police and anti-drug organizations are clearly much better off allocating their resources to other pressing matters… like warning parents about that deadly new drug coming out of Detroit:
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