For 60 years, Brigitte Biesel struggled with chronic pain and depression —until her grandson introduced her to edibles.
Most people Brigitte Biesel’s age use their mini scales to weigh letters, but the 80-year-old bought hers to measure weed. “Recently, I saw one similar to mine on Bares für Rares [the German equivalent of Antiques Roadshow],” she tells me excitedly. As she’s chatting, she’s also trying to concentrate on grinding the cannabis buds onto her delicate silver scale.
Today is baking day at Brigitte’s terraced house in Köpenick, Germany, a picturesque district in Berlin. “I think it’s safe to say that I’m the first person to bake this specific variety of cookies here,” she laughs.
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