Parents warned as man arrested in Doncaster for making cannabis gummy bears

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Parents in Doncaster have been warned after a man was arrested for making cannabis infused gummy bear sweets.

Officers raided a house in Bentley this morning and arrested a 25-year-old man for possession and with intent to supply after a number of 'cannabis edibles’ and equipment to make them were seized at the property.

A spokesman said: "One to be aware of for any parents in the local area, or anyone who may come across gummies in similar packaging.”

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In recent months, forces across the country have seized a number of the cannabis infused sweets which are often designed to look like traditional children’s sweets, including gummy bears.

The cannabis gummy bears were seized in Bentley.The cannabis gummy bears were seized in Bentley.
The cannabis gummy bears were seized in Bentley.

The sweets are made using jellies infused with cannabis oil.

A statement said officers from Davies House in Scawsby had carried out the raid this morning.

Anyone with any information, or who may have seen the gums on sale, can contact South Yorkshire Police on 101.