The only edible marijuana product made in the Aspen area also is one of the most unique in the state.
That's because Todd Gardner's free-range bison jerky infused with cannabis oil extracted from marijuana grown in the Roaring Fork Valley is one of the only savory edibles produced in Colorado.
"It's a nice alternative to all the sugar available in edibles," said Anne Gordon, owner of Herban Underground dispensary in Denver. "I really do love it. It's absolutely one of my favorite products."
Gardner — who also owns Aspen's High Mountain Taxi — said that not only is his Cannabis Queen Jerky benefiting from new information detailing the dangers of sugar, it also is mostly organic.
"Our product is as close to organic as you can get," Gardner said. "We're the only protein on the market. A lot of people are consuming and buying it."
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