Chefs: Cannabis will be dining’s hottest trend
coffee or milkshake, co-owner Lori Hofer said she spends a lot of time explaining the difference between CBD and THC, the marijuana compound that gets you high.
“We have to tell them ‘This is not something you’re going to get high from,’ ” said Hofer, 40. “But you get a moms group in here with a bunch of kids and she might want some CBD.”
The Food and Drug Administration says anyone making specific health claims about hemp-derived CBD products must first submit them for review, and it says marijuana-derived CBD products remain illegal at the federal level.
CBD is short for cannabinoidol, one of the many compounds in both hemp and marijuana plants.
Federal uncertainty aside, today you can buy CBD products like Juju Royal’s $50 infused olive oil, Stillwater’s Clockwork Coffee and Coalition Brewing’s Two Flowers IPA.
A doughnut topped with a Cbd-infused glaze, a candied hemp leaf and gingerbread sits on a tray at Glazed & Confuzed in Aurora, Colorado.