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Company Creates Marijuana-infused Coffee, Internet Overuses the Term Wake ‘n’ Bake

"Legal" coffee infuses its dark roast with cannabis, redefining the term "wake and bake."


Company Creates Marijuana-infused Coffee, Internet Overuses the Term Wake ‘n’ Bake

There is a general consensus on the classic food pairings – peanut butter and jelly, chocolate and vanilla, but what about morning joe and mary jane?

Cannabis-infused coffee is set to hit stores in Washington this summer. The Cold brewed coffee dubbed “The Legal,” is billed as “riding a cool avalanche of pure deliciousness down a tall mountain and landing in an ocean of good feelings,” according to the company website.

The product developer, Adam Stites, told the Huffington Post, “It’s an alert, creative high.”

Each bottle contains 20mg of THC, nothing that will end the day earlier for regular consumers, but will certainly create a pleasant morning buzz. The company behind the drink, Mirth Provisions have a series of other infused drink products including Lemon Ginger and Sparkling Rainier Cherry.

Recreational marijuana was legalized in Washington in 2012. Stites expects the retail operation to be up and running by July, pending the approval of his upcoming inspection by the state’s department of agriculture, according to Huffington Post.

Interested in making your own brew? Try this one next time you’re itching to shake up your morning routine.

2 ounces of shake or 2-3 grams of marijuana
2 cups of coconut milk
Optional: cinnamon, nutmeg, 1 tsp. vanilla

1. Lightly rinse the shake or flower if necessary to remove dirt.

2. Combine the milk and marijuana in a small pot and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, be careful not to burn the milk.

3. Remove the marijuana with a strainer and squeeze the excess liquid from the leaves or bud.

4. Let the infused milk cool completely, before adding it to your coffee or tea. Store the remaining in a sealable jar in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Would you rather make your own cannabis-infused coffee or buy it? Tell us in the comments.

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