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01/13/2014 09:39 am ET Updated Apr 20, 2014

How To Make Weed Butter For 4/20 (VIDEO)

In case you were not already aware, the sale and purchase of marijuana for recreational purposes is now legal in Colorado, and will soon be legal in Washington state. It seems possible that other states will follow suit. Scores of people are excited about this, and we're sure you won't be surprised to hear that our first reaction to the news was to realize that there are lots of people who will now need to know how to cook with the stuff.

For those of you who reside in other states, we are of course not recommending that you do anything illegal, but maybe you should prepare yourself in case your state legalizes weed as well. The key to nearly all marijuana edibles is the butter. Weed butter, cannabutter, call it what you want -- it's a delicate process that requires low heat and careful attention, lest you cook out all the THC and just make yourself some butter that tastes like pot.

The video above will give you detailed instructions, and send you on your way into a world of pure cannabutter imagination. What will you make with yours?

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