Is Cannabis Safe For General Consumption?

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You can buy your favorite foods laced with cannabis.

First Answer, Is It Legal?

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Cannabis is appearing in pizzas, sandwiches, steak sauces, desserts, and alcoholic beverages at dispensaries and on high-end restaurant menus. Here is a dichotomy: The sale, use, and possession of all forms of cannabis in the United States is illegal under federal law. Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970. It is considered to have “no accepted medical use” and have a high potential for abuse and physical and/or psychological dependency.

So how are restaurants able to list cannabis infused menu items? Eight states have legalized marijuana sale and possession for both medical and recreational use:

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