If you like your meat just as much as you like your cannabis then you might want to book a flight to France. A butcher in Marseilles by the name of Luca Morand has come up with the perfect combination of both cannabis and sausages. It’s the invention you didn’t know you needed in your life.
The 22-year old from the Endoume neighbourhood of the city told the local newspaper that he’d been considering the idea for about three years before he even had his own shop. But while it might seem strange, the process of creation was much the same as any other sausage.
“I went to see several suppliers to see their prices, as I would do for any onion sausage. But this time the ‘onion' is really expensive, €13 a gram.” What was most surprising (perhaps not to the creator, however) was how popular the cannabis sausages were. Inside of three weeks, the butchers sold about 15kg of cannabis sausage. BBQ’s around Marseilles are undoubtedly extremely relaxed affairs.
Is this legal?
Of course, a cannabis sausage raises some questions. The main question is the issue of legality. The now trademarked Ouidi does not contain any THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which is the psychoactive element in cannabis. Instead, the sausage is infused with CBD (cannabidiol) which is non-psychoactive and is legal under French law.
In France, CBD products may contain up to 0.2% THC and still be perfectly legal. This gives some wiggle-room for random discrepancies that occur in the CBD creation process. However, things get tricky when it comes to derivative sweet dreams cbd products such as CBD teas, creams, and sausages. At the moment, the law is a bit murky and there will be a need for further clarification in the future. Hopefully though, nothing stops Luca and his tasty chipolatas.