Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Cannabis coffee is now a thing, and it’s tripping us out

1.2.jpg
11402796_847190228705992_5971037108734236319_n.jpg

Forget blazing – it’s brewing that looks to be all the rage amongst stoners in 2016.

Now that 24 states have legalised medical marijuana, green-fingered weed lovers in the US have become uncharacteristically productive and invented a line of coffee products that could make your morning commute a whole lot more relaxing.

California-based Ganja Grindz has become the first company to sell marijuana-infused coffee beans, filters, pods and tea bags to multiple states in the US, and promise to help you “brew your buzz” by using the most potent cannabis oil available.

Going one step further and jumping on an uber-cool trend that has the hippest of London coffee shops in a vice grip right now, Seattle’s Le Herbe has created a cold brew with organic beans that are steeped in marijuana extracts for 24 hours. Each 330ml bottle provides approximately 10mg of the psychoactive constituent THC, the thing in weed that chills you right out.

Of course, these aren’t the first edible weed products to hit the streets in recent years. Everything from cookies and fizzy drinks to chocolate bars and gummy bears are now available to the casual smoker who wants to combine his love of weed with the basic human need to consume food and drink.

But this one’s got us scratching our heads: surely the reason you drink your coffee is to drag you from your The Big Lebowski-style morning brain state and dressing gown, as opposed from making us all turn up to work at 9am looking like The Dude?

The Ganja Grindz owner, who goes by the stonerific name of Haze, reckons his gear will still give you all the “fired-up focus” of your normal brew, but with enough added chill to approach and plan your day with a sense of calm. In fact, the caffeine hit from you coffee may even cancel out the sleepiness that usually comes with smoking weed, and may produce a heightened hallucinogenic experience.

Hallucinating on the 08.03 into Waterloo? We’ll stick to the regular Americanos, thanks. 

[Images: All Star]

Related

cannabis.jpg

Here are all of the drugs that people think should be totally legal

drugs1.jpg

The most dangerous drug in the world is probably not what you think

rexfeatures_4719663b.jpg

Smoking weed not only gets you more sex but it makes you better at it

Comments

More

A gravy bar is opening up in Manchester so of course you want to go

Why the hell not?

by Matt Tate
24 Mar 2017

Someone has invented beer based on your DNA, to ensure you like it

We already do like it, though

by Gary Ogden
23 Mar 2017

Richard Osman has put Jaffa Cakes in his World Cup of Biscuits

He's blown the debate wide open again

by Gary Ogden
23 Mar 2017

Easter even caters for Buckfast lovers now

Sounds like they're racking up orders

by Matt Tate
22 Mar 2017

Tesco is axing a load of beer brands because of Brexit

Thanks everybody

by Gary Ogden
22 Mar 2017

This shop sells Liquorice Allsort and Chocolate Orange sandwiches

Is this really a thing?

by Alex Finnis
21 Mar 2017

Cry into your caviar: Waitrose is making it harder to get free coffee

What on earth would the Queen think?

by Gary Ogden
21 Mar 2017

Heineken are launching an alcohol-free lager

They say it'll be the best-tasting on the market

by Gary Ogden
20 Mar 2017

2017's worst news yet: Wetherspoon's prices are increasing

You've gone too far this time, world

by Gary Ogden
13 Mar 2017

Giant Kinder Eggs have arrived in time for Easter

And yes, you still get a toy

by Matt Tate
09 Mar 2017