NJ officials warn of marijuana-laced candy

The New Jersey state attorney general's office is warning parents to look out for marijuana-laced candy in their children's' trick-or-treat bags.

However, advocates for legalizing the drug claim officials can't point to any evidence that's ever happened.

They say the warning is nothing more than a Halloween scare campaign.

The attorney general's office says the warning was necessary because of the similarities in packaging of some edible drugs and candy.

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