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'Pot' edibles raise safety issues

States left to form own food rules in burgeoning industry

Posted: June 21, 2014 at 3:36 a.m.

In this June 19, 2014 photo, chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven for baking, at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established gourmet marijuana edibles bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets, in Denver. Sweet Grass Kitchen, like other cannabis food producers in the state, is held to rigorous health inspection standards, and has received praise from inspectors, according to owner Julie Berliner. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

DENVER -- The marijuana in "pot" brownies isn't the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. The industry and regulators are taking a closer look at how pot-infused edibles are actually made.

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