Today is 420, cannabis culture’s annual holiday. This year, pets may be joining in the revelry.
As medical marijuana spreads, state lawmakers are mulling legislation to green-light pot for pets, USA Today reported. While scientists say research backing up pet cannabis safety is slim, doting pet parents are dishing up posh treats made from Cannabidiol (CBD)—said to relieve pets’ anxiety and pain without getting them high.
But not all pet pot is created equal: While the weed treats have arthritic pit bull mix Chorizo merely acting “like a spring chicken,” pets given the wrong weed have shown up at the vet too stoned to walk.