Looks like cannabis users have an alternative way to get their marijuana fix.
According to published reports, a new line of pot-infused beverages masquerading behind soda flavors are now available to patients with a prescription for medical marijuana.
The new sodas, made by Colorado-based Dixie Elixirs, are carbonated drinks marketed to medicinal-marijuana patients who wish to avoid “weed culture” stigmas.
The herbally organic drinks, that come in eight different flavors that include root beer, pink lemonade and grape, serve as alternatives to smoking cannabis and used as an alternative to pain killers.
Legalized marijuana has become legal in 14 states for medicinal use only.
Earlier this week, a television commercial advertising medicinal marijuana was aired in California – the first ever broadcast in the U.S.
The ad was shown over Fox affiliate KTXL in Sacramento, and has swirled up a cloud of controversy from community members who worry about the commercial’s effect on children.
The ad features a series of testimonials from customers , all A-typical of our drug culture stereotypes giving testimony about the benefit of using the drug.
Check out the commercial: