In my lifetime, several astonishing things have happened that I never would have predicted as a child: The collapse of communism, the end of public smoking in the US, the fall in global birth rates.
Here’s another one: Among the prize-winning tomatoes and carrots and daisies on display at the Oregon State Fair will be … cannabis plants.
But unlike the tomatoes, the marijuana plants will only be viewable by those 21 and older. And the plants will be guarded by security.
(Plants were evaluated) on a range of criteria: color, aroma, shape of leaves and overall health. The plants are judged before they flower, and the type of high they produce isn’t a factor in their overall score.
Why isn’t Vermont doing this? They are oddly behind the curve on the pot-legalization scene.