Following in the progressive footsteps of Colorado and California, the state of Nevada made the leap towards legalizing recreational cannabis last November. Since then, lawmakers have been working to implement the system before 2018, but edible manufacturers may face a major hurdle in trying to get some of their products on the market.
Although Nevada may be home to the illustrious and tourist-driven Sin City, Sen. Patricia Farley of Las Vegas believes that the state’s accepted vices should stop at sugary weed snacks. After passing a law that requires all marijuana-based products to be packaged in a manner that doesn’t appeal to children, state policymakers are looking to expand upon those restrictive guidelines.
Farley recently introduced Senate Bill 344 to the floor, a law that would make it illegal for edibles that contain sugar to be sold, unless they’re considered baked goods. This measure would apply to products like gummy bears, lollipops, sodas, and more, and labels that depict cartoon characters, mascots, action figures, balloons, fruits, or toys would also be prohibited across the state.
Baked goods such as brownies and cookies would be allowed, but…