This article was originally published on The Fresh Toast and appears here with permission.

In a cathedral packed with people. Does anyone what to just chill and savor the moment?

The coronation is upon us and the great crown is to be passed.  As Westminster Abbey is filled with 2,200 guests, one wonders if anyone is discreetly using a vape or an edible to get through the ceremony.  And if they are – what would the Royal Family think?

While known for being so conservative an era was named after her, apparently Queen Victoria was a medical marijuana patient. Her personal physician allegedly prescribed the royal a cannabis tincture to relieve cramping caused by menstrual pain (not to mention giving birth to 9 children). Though it was considered a viable medicine throughout history, the U.K. government made it illegal in 1928, a ruling that came into effect 30 years after her death. Supposedly, an Egyptian delegate at an international drug conference persuaded enough of the other members that the …

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