Maine Officials Investigating Restaurant That Calmed Lobsters With Marijuana

Sep 22, 2018 - Time Magazine

(SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana.

The Portland Press Herald reports Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor remains open but has stopped allowing customers to request meat from lobsters sedated with marijuana. Owner Charlotte Gill is a state-licensed medical marijuana caregiver.

Gill said Friday she had started offering “smoked” lobster meat recentl...