Small town Wisconsin cops stunned to discover pot chocolates
"No longer will officers be able to rely on the pungent smell burnt marijuana produces..."
Earlier this week, police in the small central Wisconsin of Marshfield confiscated more than 11 pounds of pot they say was being shipped from Colorado to the Land of Cheese.
In addition to old fashioned ganj, authorities also seized 10 pot chocolates. Nothing too exotic about that, right? But based on a report in the Marshfield News Herald, you'd swear journalists and cops there were trying to come to terms with never-before-seen meteors or something.
Check out this excerpt from the Herald's report:
"We don't see a lot of marijuana-infused chocolates," [Lieutenant Rick Gramza of the Marshfield Police Department] said. "I would say it's concerning to me. Not only is it maybe making ingesting marijuana a little more intriguing to a younger generation, but it also makes it more difficult to identify when someone recently has ingested a controlled substance like marijuana when it's in a candy form."
No longer will officers be able to rely on the pungent smell burnt marijuana produces, Gramza said.
Boy, these newfangled pot candies sure do give me the willies!
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