Almost half willing to try cannabis-infused food: survey

Many Canadians have the munchies for marijuana-infused foods, according to a survey conducted by two Halifax researchers.

But even more worry that cannabis may not be a healthy thing to mix into their brownies.

Confused? So are most people on the legalization of recreational marijuana coming down the pipe next summer, said Sylvain Charlebois, a food distribution and policy professor at Dalhousie University.

“I think Canada is just unsure about this and how this will look like once July 1 comes around next year,” Charlebois said in an interview Monday.

Charlebois, who’s best known for writing the annual Canada’s Food Price Report, co-authored the study with Dr. Simon Somogyi, associate professor in the faculty of agriculture at Dalhousie.

They interviewed 1,087 Canadians in English and French over four weeks in August.

Almost 46 per cent of Canadians would try cannabis-infused food products if they became available on the market, while 39 per cent would be willing

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