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“I agree with the health department’s determination that they shouldn’t be in transparent packaging,” Goldman said, adding that the city should require cannabis products to have labels showing the amount of THC, the psychoactive chemical marijuana.
Such regulation of pot snacks might have kept one San Francisco resident from disrupting a flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. According to the New York Daily News, Kinman Chan screamed and ran to the plane’s bathroom and had to be subdued by flight staff.
Chan later showed authorities his medical cannabis card and said he consumed a couple of cookies. The plane was diverted back to Philadelphia. The paper said Chan was fined $250,000 for disrupting the flight.
The Department of Public Health published the regulations in early July.
Like most of the reporters my age, I came to reporting via "All the President's Men." I've alway been naturally curious.
Lately, I have been focusing my reporting time on the area of medical cannabis and human trafficking.
Katy is an executive editor for the student newspaper at Williams College, where she is a double English and History major.
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