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Ben of Ben & Jerry's: Pot goes with Cherry Garcia

Ben Cohen just answered a burning question for all those suffering from the munchies.

Which Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor goes best with cannabis?

Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, has plenty of options. After all, his company has created flavors such as Karamel Sutra and Half Baked. Cohen, though, went with his old standby—the flavor named after Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia.

"Well, I haven't really thought about that," Cohen told CNBC on Friday. "I think whatever flavor you're into probably works. I like Cherry Garcia. That's been my all-time favorite."

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Cohen, a longtime advocate of marijuana legalization, made the comments during an interview with CNBC at the National Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas, a business-to-business trade show for pot entrepreneurs.