Loud Treatz: Inside the secret Philly bakery producing gourmet cannabis edibles

- Gourmet food packed with pot, and baked right around the corner. 

It’s the hottest new trend in marijuana delivery.  You won’t believe what other cannabis creations we found in this secret Philly bakery. 

FOX 29's Chris O'Connell went to meet the men behind the aprons.

From the smell of the kitchen, you'd think you were at a high end bakery.

But, these ain't your grandma's brownies.

Instead, these culinary creations are chock full of concentrated high end marijuana.

Two West Philly entrepreneurs who we agreed not to identify cooked up their own edible marijuana business called Loud Treatz.

"We do pasta, we do barbecue sauces. Hot sauces, we do pizzas," one of the men explained.

"I have my degree in culinary arts, I've been a chef for over 27 years now," the other added.

Their products range from cereal bars, ice teas, cookies, gourmet brownies and customer favorite--dizzy donuts.

All of them are infused with cannabis.

"90 percent of my customers are medical. It's not recreation for them. It's a must," one of the master chefs explained.  

The pair didn't want their faces shown, since their business is illegal.

But it's a business they say stemmed from family members with cancer.

"We have a myriad of patients, everyone from PTSD, to cancer patients," they said, "It's a little bit healthier on the lungs since you are not inhaling the smoke sometimes people don't like the smell of marijuana"

Their customers come from personal word of mouth referrals.

Social media lets customers know of specials, or pop up pizza shops around the city.

"How do you get away with this?" Chris asked one of them.

"It's not so much getting away.  I don' feel like I'm doing anything wrong, like there's something I'm getting away with. If me helping someone stop taking epilepsy medicine by baking a donut, a donut seriously? What I'm I doing wrong? I don't feel I'm doing anything wrong therefore I have no fear in what I do."

But police say products like these are ending up in the hands of kids.

In February, kids in California got sick after eating edible cereal and gummy bears.

 Last week, police arrested a man Bensalem for selling pot brownies to middle school kids.

"We're not talking 20 year olds here. We're talking 7th graders. We're talking 14-year-old kids while they are in school. So how are they supposed to learn when they are stoned out on marijuana brownies?" Director Frederick Harran of the Bensalem Police explained.

In a week where Pennsylvania just legalized some forms of medical marijuana cannabis advocates like Na Poe says it's time for a change.

"That is all the more reason to tax and regulate cannabis on a federal level and at the state level so we can regulate this stuff," Poe explained.

The pair says they are part of an exploding underground edible marijuana business in the area.

 "Are you worried about getting caught? Chris asked.

"I would  not like to think about getting caught.  But there is always a risk. But we'd like to think we're doing more help than harm," one of the chefs explained.

It may be illegal but it's not stopping a growing number of aspiring chefs.

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