The food delivery service Uber Eats will allow customers in the province of Ontario, Canada to order marijuana. The platform will include cannabis retailer Tokyo Smoke in its market, after which customers they will be able to place orders from the application and then pick them up at your store Nearest Tokyo Smoke.
The objective of the platform is help Canadians acquire safe and legal marijuana to tackle the illicit market, which continues to represent more than 40% of all non-medicinal cannabis sales in the country.
In response to a question about the possible expansion of the program in other provinces or the United States, a company representative replied that there is “nothing else to share at this time.” “As federal and local laws develop, we will explore the opportunities with merchants working in other regions. “, he indicated.
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Uber has been watching the growing cannabis market for a long time. In April, Dara Khosrowshahi, the director of the company, told the media that the company would consider shipping cannabis when there was a legal market in the United States. Reuters.
Marijuana use is legalized in Canada in 2018 for recreational purposes.