Jacinda Ardern hints at her support for cannabis to be legalised

Jacinda Ardern hints at her support for cannabis to be legalised as she samples hemp ice cream - with New Zealand's ‘reefer-endum’ just a month away Kiwis will decide whether recreational marijuana should be legalised next month Jacinda Ardern described the hemp ice cream she taste tested as 'creamy' The prime minister has not indicated how she will vote in the upcoming election 

By Charlotte Karp For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 10:24 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 10:24 BST, 17 September 2020

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Jacinda Ardern may have broken her silence on whether she supports the legalisation of cannabis by tasting hemp ice cream at a high-tech food lab.

New Zealanders will decide whether recreational marijuana should be legalised and taxed in a referendum held alongside the nation's election on October 17.

Ms Ardern has kept quiet about which way she will vote in the so called 'reefer-endum', with a surprisingly blank history on the topic.

But on Thursday, the prime minister made the trip to Palmerston North, north of Wellington, to sample the hemp dessert. 

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits FoodHQ Science Park on the campaign trail in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on September 17

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits FoodHQ Science Park on the campaign trail in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on September 17

Ms Ardern also tried soy-based meats a

She also inspected a new UV light device that help plants generate up to 14 per cent more produce

Ms Ardern also tried soy-based meats and inspected a new UV light device that helps strawberries, soy, and cannabis generate up to 14 per cent more produce

'Creamy,' she said, after taking a spoonful, Stuff reported.

Ms Ardern also tried soy-based meats and inspected a new UV light device that helps strawberries, soy, and cannabis generate up to 14 per cent more produce. 

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