The Bhang Lassi Is How Hindus Drink Themselves High for Shiva

According to ViceThe world is rife with tourists who spend every day in search of new kicks, local drugs and all that is forbidden. Tough tourists often overestimate themselves. They order a Cambodian happy pizza with extra toppings, or buy two pieces of spacecake in an Amsterdam coffee shop rather than one. 

This is how cities, states, and countries become tourist magnets, and businesses are quick to capitalise on tourism opportunities.

In India, a country where marijuana is illegal, the special cannabis tourist draw is a  Bhang lassi: a drink made of yoghurt or milk, nuts, spices such as cardamom and cinnamon, and rose water. The cannabis is ground and mixed with water, then formed into balls.

Vice notes: The weed shake may attract many tourists who love to go out with a bhang,’ but it has been an important part of Hindu culture for centuries. On holidays such as Holi in March (Indian New Year,...

Rate this article: 

This marijuana news is brought to you by 420 Intel. For the latest breaking cannabis industry news, subscribe to the 420 Intel newsletter. If you'd like to promote your product or service in this area after every article, contact us.