Three Long Island shops have been selling THC gummies in packaging that can easily be mistaken for regular candy, a local police department warned last week, reported TBR News Media.

In a joint inspection by the New York State Office of Cannabis Management, Suffolk County Police Department and Port Jefferson Village, cannabis-infused gummy candies were found in the chain store 'Organically Connected' at locations in Port Jefferson, Patchogue and Huntington.

The cannabis products in question included Stoner Patch Dummies and Sour Patch gummies, reported Patch citing a Facebook post by Suffolk Country's Public Information Bureau.

The state's cannabis regulator issued "cease and desist" orders to the store, the police department's post says.

Steve Chassman of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence raised concerns about the packaging and the dangers it imposes on children.

"If you look at the packaging, this is clearly geared toward adolescents, …

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