AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Amsterdam’s famed coffee shops are turning to free-range eggs for their hashish “spacecakes” to reduce the suffering of chickens.
“Coffee shop owners were completely unaware and shocked that their spacecakes are not animal friendly,” said a spokeswoman for Dutch animal rights group Wakker Dier, campaigning against the use of eggs from chickens kept caged on battery farms.
Four large shops have switched to free-range eggs and 20 more plan to follow, she said. The shops get through hundreds of eggs a week for their spacecakes, which are baked with marijuana or hashish and can give an intense high.
– Source: Reuters, Oct. 2, 2007
Among the shops that have switched is the popular Tweede Kamer.
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