Last year, the Denver Police Department and Smart Colorado, an organization concerned about youth access to marijuana, hyped up the possibility of pot edibles being handed out to Halloween trick-or-treaters.
Afterward, as we pointed out, the number of reports about such issues topped out at zero — meaning that there were no incidents of individuals passing out THC-enfused sweets to random kids.
For instance, here's a graphic the police shared last year....
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...and here's this year's version, which makes no overt allusions to cannabis:
Meanwhile, Smart Colorado is now concentrated on raising the alarm about marijuana potency by asking if pot should now be classified as a hard drug on new billboards in Denver and Boulder.
Did the change in tactics result in a sudden upsurge of pranksters slipping unsuspecting tots pot edibles?
In a word: no.
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A DPD spokesperson tells us the department hasn't received any word of any "marijuana edibles ending up in the wrong hands."
As a result, next Halloween could come and go without any warnings about such dangers whatsoever — but probably not.