Will you be having a bit of marijuana with your bacon? Or a pinch of it in your coffee? Or a dab in the syrup you’ll pour on your pancakes?
The choice is yours.
To the joy and alarm of many, cannabis is being infused in virtually every type of food and drink, from ravioli and BBQ to juices and cider.
Medical marijuana users have long consumed edibles to alleviate pain, fight insomnia and boost their appetites.
But edibles are also increasingly popular among recreational users, many of whom misuse the products and end up getting sick, sometimes violently so.
“Edibles can be very dangerous if not used correctly,” said Jay Frentsos, a budtender at the Bay Park outlet of Urbn Leaf, which sells medical marijuana in many forms.
The store is one of about 12 shops in San Diego that are preparing to sell even more edibles in January, when the state starts allowing licensed outlets to peddle recreational marijuana to people 21 and older. Such sales were sanctioned by Proposition 64, which was approved by voters in