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October 20, 2014 at 11:45 AM

In Colorado, health officials want most edibles off shelves

By Kristen Wyatt / AP with material from The Seattle Times  Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommended that retail marijuana edibles be limited to lozenges and tinctures. The recommendation has been obtained by The Associated Press in advance of…

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October 9, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Zoots edibles on shelves Friday

Nancy Coltom works in research and development with Db3. The company will launch its products on Friday. (Photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)   Seattle’s first edibles processor, Db3, will launch its Zoots products Friday. “It’s a huge milestone,” said Patrick Devlin, who owns the company with his brothers. Two Seattle stores, Cannabis City and Uncle…

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September 8, 2014 at 1:38 PM

State handles pot edibles with caution as they begin to trickle into stores

Nancy Coltom (CQ) with Db3 is in research-and-development of  consumable products including a honey lemon Zoot blast and green tea camomile drink.

Nancy Coltom (CQ) with Db3 is in research-and-development of consumable products including a honey lemon Zoot blast and green tea camomile drink.

Edibles are slowly trickling to state-licensed store shelves. The state is handling pot-infused drinks and sweets with an extra serving of caution. Here’s what Washington learned from Colorado and what products have made been approved.     

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August 6, 2014 at 5:36 PM

First pot edibles, vape pens went on sale Wednesday night

Just past 8 am.., Cale Holdsworth, from Kansas, raises his arms with the first purchase of legal pot at Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, Wash.     Washington’s first retail pot edibles are available for purchase. Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, among the state’s first shops to open, was planning to start selling three different kinds of…

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July 16, 2014 at 10:17 PM

State acts to get pot edibles closer to store shelves

Washington’s new pot stores are a step closer to having edibles on the shelves after the state Liquor Control Board Wednesday laid out the final regulatory step for processors to get their products approved. There won’t be anything that needs to be refrigerated. No gummy bears or lollipops. But cookies and brownies are okay. Times reporter Evan Bush…

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June 27, 2014 at 12:23 PM

What baby boomers need to know about pot

Zoe Picard, of New Hampshire, stirs ingredients for lemon bars made with pot butter under the watchful eye of Mary White during a cooking demo. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

Zoe Picard, of New Hampshire, stirs ingredients for lemon bars made with pot butter under the watchful eye of Mary White during a cooking demo. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

So you’re a baby boomer — between 50 and 68 years old. Your generation made “grass” a part of counterculture. Now, you’re interested in this new legal pot. But you hear it’s really strong. And it’s green, not gold or brown. And those edibles sound good because they don’t make you cough. But Maureen Dowd ate one candy bar in her Colorado hotel room and got so high she lay “panting and paranoid” for eight hours. How do I avoid the Maureen Dowd experience?

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