This Wedding Trend is Illegal in 48 States

July 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Wedding Planning Tips

Holy smokes! The New York Times reports that cannabis-themed weddings are the latest craze on the West Coast. (The sale of marijuana for recreational use is now legal in Colorado and Washington State.)

"Weedings," or weed weddings, incorporate the drug in everything from floral arrangements to favors and edible desserts to joint bars. There are even "budtenders" at dispensaries who will advise newlyweds on which strain they should choose. (Bec Koop of Buds and Blossoms says that "If there are two conflicting families who are not too happy about the wedding, you might want to find a strain that will make them a bit more euphoric.")

weed wedding This Wedding Trend is Illegal in 48 States
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According to proponents, including pot-centric details is no different than newlyweds sharing other pastimes or hobbies that they love with their guests. We're guessing that even a Harry Potter, zombies or some other wacky wedding theme isn't as likely to make Grandma blush or your boss squirm in their seat, though. However, advocates argue just the opposite: Unlike alcohol, marijuana is perfect for weddings because it mellows everyone out and fosters positive emotion.

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