A Beginner’s Guide to Marijuana Edibles

Sitting in post-holiday traffic, I covertly stared at the mom riding shotgun in the nearby sedan through my Judge Doom shades. The yin to my yang, she was visibly blissed out – seemingly unaffected by the hellish nightmare of I-35 on the day after Christmas or her carload of exasperated family members. I bet she has a secret stash of pot cookies, I thought. I bet she ate a pinch. Could I make an SOS sign and hold it up to the window, begging her to share? I couldn’t find a pen, but I made a mental note for my next road trip.*

Is marijuana a vice? Sure, categorically, technically, definitively. But I’ll never be able to comfortably call my go-to cure for anxiety, nausea, tension, and boredom an “immoral or wicked behavior.” Over the course of my 20-year on-again, off-again relationship with weed, I’ve had pot brownies and THC lollipops

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