If marijuana or other drugs are placed in a piece of candy or any piece of food, it could be penalized with a Wisconsin Class I felony - up to a $10,000 fine, 3.5 years in prison or both.
Placing Foreign Objects In Edibles Per Wisconsin Statute 941.325
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941.325 Placing Foreign Objects In Edibles
Whoever places objects, drugs or other substances in candy or other liquid or solid edibles with the intent to cause bodily harm to another person is guilty of a Class I felony.
History: 1971 c. 72; 1977 c. 173; 1995 a. 410; 2001 a. 109.
"Edibles" includes solids and liquids. State v. Timm, 163 Wis. 2d 894, 472 N.W.2d 593 (Ct. App. 1991).
In Wisconsin, how long does a placing foreign objects in edibles charge stay on your record?
Placing marijuana in only 1 or 2 edibles could lead to serious penalties in Wisconsin, reaching a possible $10,000 fine, and the conviction would remain on your record for life in most cases.