Day: November 15, 2018

Edibles & Kids: 7 Safety Tips for Cautious, Cannabis-Consuming Caregivers

No, your kid won’t die if he or she accidentally downs a cannabis-infused gummy, but let’s agree that ‘not hastening your child’s death’ is setting the parenting bar pretty low. There are real risks if your kid gets into your edibles, inviting adverse effects for them and legal consequences for you.

That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have edibles–edibles are great! But if you plan to make or eat them in the home you share with children, these best practices will help you have your infused cake and eat it, too.

Lock ’em up

If you only follow one suggestion on this list, let it be this: store your edibles in a locked, child-proof container.

Lockable, cannabis-specific cases like those by Stashlogix are widely available online and in cannabis stores, and can store small batches of non-perishable edibles. For fridge or freezer-safe storage with more capacity, you’ll want to broaden your search. Google terms such as “fridge safe medicine lock box”, “fridge safe box locker” or “locked lunchbox” to generate a variety of options in a range of prices.

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Edibles & Kids: 7 Safety Tips for Cautious, Cannabis-Consuming Caregivers

No, your kid won’t die if he or she accidentally downs a cannabis-infused gummy, but let’s agree that ‘not hastening your child’s death’ is setting the parenting bar pretty low. There are real risks if your kid gets into your edibles, inviting adverse effects for them and legal consequences for you.

That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have edibles–edibles are great! But if you plan to make or eat them in the home you share with children, these best practices will help you have your infused cake and eat it, too.

Lock ’em up

If you only follow one suggestion on this list, let it be this: store your edibles in a locked, child-proof container.

Lockable, cannabis-specific cases like those by Stashlogix are widely available online and in cannabis stores, and can store small batches of non-perishable edibles. For fridge or freezer-safe storage with more capacity, you’ll want to broaden your search. Google terms such as “fridge safe medicine lock box”, “fridge safe box locker” or “locked lunchbox” to generate a variety of options in a range of prices.

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