SUNRIVER, OR -- Sunriver Police are looking toward July first, when recreational marijuana will become legal in Oregon. The department is issuing warnings about pot-laced candies. Early Monday morning, officers and medics responded to Sunriver Lodge, where a 37-year old woman had reportedly overdosed on the candies. Investigators say she was having trouble breathing, and was numb from the shoulders down.
Investigators say she had eaten at least three raspberry looking marijuana gummies, which contained an unknown amount of THC. A 51-year old woman who gave her friend the candy, was cited for marijuana possession. Both are from Washington and officers say they were unaware of current Oregon law.
Photo of confiscated candy provided by Sunriver PD.