From hash to heroin, Hong Kong has a reputation for being hard on drugs. But one business has managed to work its way around the region’s strict cannabis prohibition laws.
Found Café will offer a plethora of snacks and beverages such as biscuits, coffee, tea, juices, and even beer spiked with varying doses of CBD, Sky News reports.
Short for cannabidiol, CBD is a psychoactive but non-intoxicating compound derived from the cannabis plant that has exploded in popularity across the globe over the past few years.
The cannabinoid is used therapeutically for a variety of symptoms and ailments, ranging from inflammation to anxiety.
Patrons hoping for a high, however, will be disappointed to learn that none of the café’s offerings will include THC — tetrahydrocannabinol, the intoxicating compound in cannabis — which would cause the business to run afoul of local drug laws.
But café co-founder Fiachra Mullen notes that the region is markedly liberal…