By Charlotte Karp For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 10:24 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 10:24 BST, 17 September 2020
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
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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