This article was originally published on Cannabis & Tech Today, and appears here with permission.
The timeline of cannabis in America is certainly a tumultuous one. From being spiritually and ritualistically used by Native Americans, to being vilified and criminalized by early 1900’s government officials leading to a 75 year prohibition, to an explosive “war on drugs” that had a choke hold on American culture for over two decades, marijuana and its users have been on a seriously wild ride.
Now, as of 2020, marijuana is fully legal in 11 states and medically legal and decriminalized in another 12. We are finally seeing the progress that the cannabis industry deserves.
This widespread legalization and decriminalization has opened the doors to a sonic boom in cannabis business and innovation.
We are seeing the legal cannabis industry finally stretch its legs and become a business titan comparable to the most successful industries in the country. As of 2018, the legal marijuana business had become a fully fledged multi-billion dollar industry.
This brings us to today, where cannabis technology and innovation is through the roof. Dispensaries are now heavily distributed across legalized states, making it possible to walk into a storefront and buy cannabis from a cashier without fear of being arrested.
As exciting as this is, an even more exciting development that came from this progression is one that we could have only dreamed of even just 10 years ago: delivery services. Now this is the future of cannabis we’ve been dreaming of.
Cannabis Delivery in California
Since California is making itself well known as the epicenter of the legal marijuana industry, it’s there that you’ll find most of these companies. California-based services like Tökr and Eaze help customers find cannabis products in their area available for instant delivery. Basically, they’re the Postmates of pot.
Tökr is a Los Angeles-based company that delivers cannabis …