Warning Issued Over Halloween Candies Containing Meth, Marijuana

Law enforcement and health officials are warning parents about look-alike Halloween candies that could contain drugs like meth and marijuana.

Packaging for the fake candy looks nearly identical to the real items, with similar logos and names. However, the ingredients are most definitely different.

The St. Louis Drug Enforcement Agency says the drug candy uses names like Keef Kat, Buddahfinger and Rasta Reese's, among others, and have already been spotted in a number of states.

The warning comes as more and more states have cleared marijuana for medical use, and products containing the drug become widespread.

Authorities remind parents to check their children's candy closely. If you come across any suspicious treats that have unusual wrapping or misspelled candy labels give it to your local police department.

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