It is not at all uncommon for companies to climb onto the 4/20 bandwagon and release specialty weed-themed products in honor of the unofficial cannabis holiday.
And this year, the fast food industry is making a splash. Specifically, Carl’s Jr. will become the first major fast food chain in the country to release a cannabis-infused food product.
The burger chain recently announced that it will sell a brand new CBD-infused burger this Saturday only.
Introducing the Rocky Mountain High CBD Burger
The new burger is called the Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight. And according to Business Insider, the burger is supposed to include two beef patties topped with pickled jalapeños, pepper jack cheese, french fries, and the real star—a brand new, CBD-infused Santa Fe Sauce.
For now, the specialty burger will only be sold at the Carl’s Jr. located at 4050 Colorado Blvd., in Denver, Colorado.
The restaurant will start selling the CBD burger at 6 a.m. this Saturday. And it will sell the sandwich for as long as supplies last.
Carl’s Jr. will sell the Rocky Mountain High CBD burger for—you guessed it—$4.20.
But the specialty sauce could have enough CBD in it to give consumers some of the gentle therapeutic benefits the cannabinoid is known for producing.
When consumed as part of the whole cannabis plant, CBD helps counteract and mellow out some of the psychoactive effects of THC.
And when consumed alone, as it is in CBD-infused products like Carl’s Jr. new burger, CBD reportedly provides