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Christmas edibles not likely to be available in time for the holidays

Last Updated Dec 17, 2019 at 2:47 pm MDT

(PHOTO: Tom Ross, 660 NEWS)

 

CALGARY (660 NEWS) –Marijuana edibles are legal to buy in Calgary, but are currently unavailable for purchase in Alberta in time for Christmas.

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Plans to lift Christmas parties to a higher level will need to be postponed to sometime mid-January.

Then, the province expects consumers will be able to purchase edibles, baked goods, beverages, candies, and oils online.

The legalization process for edibles has taken a little longer due to complications on how to keep them out of the hands of children.