A bipartisan coalition of 23 state attorneys general sent a letter to Virginia AG Jason Miyares (R) and Nevada AG Aaron Ford (D), demanding action to prevent the sale of packaged marijuana products that resemble popular food brands.
Jason Miyares and a representative from the Consumer Brands Association (CBA) announced the letter to Congress at a press conference.
According to the letter, the state prosecutors are "gravely concerned about the dangers of edible tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) imitators in our communities, particularly the risk they pose to our children.
“We all agree on one thing: copycat THC edibles pose a grave risk to the health, safety, and welfare of our children,” they said despite not agreeing on the cannabis regulatory approach. “Individuals and businesses unlicensed by any state to enter the cannabis market, are making THC-infused edible products …