The Haymaker: This Halloween Let’s Kill Some Cannabis Stereotypes
Let’s talk about Halloween and urban legends.
In the 1970s it was all about needles and razor blades. “Check your candy,” the grownups never failed to warn us before, during, and after our trick-or-treating sorties. “Watch out for needles and razor blades.”
Watch out for what?!
The constant warnings—year after freakin’ year—made us wonder if secreting needles in Fun Size Snickers was a common adult prank, some weird sort of thrill like wearing lampshades on their heads, or engaging in sexual intercourse. As for the razor blades, well, what sort of psychopath would put razor blades in candy bars? Also: Who’s handing out candy bars big enough to hide a razor blade, and can I reach their house by foot?
In the late 2010s, cannabis-infused edibles have become the new needles and razor blades……