Why this Maine restaurant plans to ‘hot box’ lobsters with marijuana before cooking them


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USA Today

A Maine restaurant has a theory on how to ease lobster pain: Smoke them out then steam them up.

Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, Maine, is experimenting with dosing lobsters with marijuana to sedate the crustaceans and relieve their pain during the otherwise agonizing cooking process, she told local media.

“I feel bad that when lobsters come here there is no exit strategy,”

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