Carl’s Jr has cooked up a CBD burger and it will be selling it exclusively at one Denver location on 4/20

Must be 18 to order.

JOE RUBINO | The Denver Post

The putting-CBD-in-everything craze will reach a new level on Saturday when fast-food chain Carl’s Jr releases a specialty cheeseburger at one of its Denver locations topped with CBD-infused sauce.

CBD stands for cannabidiol, one of the more than 100 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant.

Carl’s Jr’s “Rocky Mountain High CheeseBurger Delight” will be sold Saturday exclusively at the burger joint’s location at 4050 Colorado Blvd.

Retailing for $4.20, the burger will have two beef patties topped with pepper jack cheese, Carl’s Jr’s “Crisscut” waffle fries, pickled jalapenos and a signature “Santa Fe Sauce” infused with 5 milligrams of CBD. Customers must be 18 or older to buy it and are limited two burgers. Sales start at 6 a.m. and will continue until supplies run out or the store closes.

The burger may be hitting the market exclusively on April 20 — a.k.a. 4/20, the high holy day of the marijuana consumer’s calendar — but it won’t contain anything considered illegal at the federal level. The CBD in the sauce is derived from hemp, not THC the cannabis compound that gets marijuana consumers high. Advocates tout CBD’s relaxing and pain-relieving effects but just how the burger will make each diner feel is unclear.

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