Uber open to exploring weed delivery in the U.S. once it’s federally legal

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A person’s future cannabis purchase may be as easy as ordering take-out. The CEO of Uber said the company would “absolutely” explore including cannabis deliveries as part of its services once the drug has been legalized federally in the U.S. Dara Khosrowshahi explained in an interview last week with CNBC that while the company’s current focus is on mobilizing passengers and delivering groceries and alcohol, once weed is legalized, providing related delivery could absolutely be an option. What To Do If You Leave Marijuana In An Uber OPP crime unit shuts down illegal cannabis delivery service operating in Muskoka Allowing cannabis delivery is a good start. But too much weed is still being sold on the illicit market Khosrowshahi was asked the question in the wake of the legalization of recreational cannabis in New York State. Uber has been one of the most rapidly expanding companies in the country, having recently acquired Drizly and Postmates , big names when it comes to food and alcohol delivery. According to Khosrowshahi, Uber is interested in the “types of deliveries that a high percentage of consumers are going to want delivered fast into their home and are quite frequent.” It’s a service that seems perfectly suited for cannabis. “Could you get your weed delivered through Uber?” CNBC asked in a tweet . “When the road is clear for cannabis and federal laws come into play, we’re absolutely going to look at it,” Khosrowshahi said. “But right now with grocery, with food, with alcohol, etc., we see so much opportunity out there and we’re going to focus on the opportunity at hand,” he told CNBC . While the federal legalization of marijuana in the U.S. is still likely a ways off, Uber’s interest is a sign of the cannabis industry’s capability for growth. [youtube…

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