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Eaze launches an Uber for marijuana

We can’t imagine why, but some people who buy medical marijuana may feel too lethargic to pick up the product at a store. Fortunately, technology was made for these kinds of problems.* And a startup called Eaze has a solution. With just a few taps from your thumb, you’ll have a friendly caregiver delivering choice nuggets to your doorstep.

It’s Uber for medical marijuana, and it just launched in the San Francisco Bay Area.

“We want to deliver a more professional service, to make it easier and faster for the patient,” said Eaze Solutions CEO and former Yammer sales director, Keith McCarty.

Eaze displays local buds in an easy-to-sort format. “Pick from Eaze’s selection of high quality top shelf strains. Set strain and quantity in just two taps of a finger,” boasts the company page.

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Of course, the real business opportunity for Eaze is in markets where recreational marijuana is legal, such as Colorado, where the pot industry has already created thousands of jobs. The company has plans to expand into Boulder.

Eventually, Eaze expects to bring in venture capital investors.

And there’s got to be at least one fast food restaurant that would want to offer lucrative deals with this kind of app.

You can check out the app here (you’ll need a valid medical marijuana license).

* Some anthropologists believe that some of the earliest human innovations in agriculture were spurred by the discovery of beer.


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20 comments
Jordan Coeyman
Jordan Coeyman

What was once old, is now new again. Weed delivery is nothing new.. Who remembers the movie, "Half Baked"?

Evolved Ventures
Evolved Ventures

There already is an "Uber of Cannabis" in Silicon Beach, called Grassp. Visit www.grasspit.com and watch their video. Amazing platform and team with much more than what Eaze provides.

Leland Coontz IV
Leland Coontz IV

hahah I was just about to tag you until I realized why this was on my wall Alex Zhang

Wendy Sue Buckleman
Wendy Sue Buckleman

How much of it is laziness? With legalities still badly defined using equipment like a car, walking on a street or intoxication on a bus makes staying at home seem a wise thing to do until these issues are cleared. It isn't easy to judge because even some of the most important studies, like the old La Guardia Commission saying things like drivers being slightly safer if under the influence of cannabis, were done on regular smokers not giggly newbies.

Jeran Ulrich
Jeran Ulrich

John Wesley Dean Ulrich seems like a simple enough concept (other than legalities) given delivery is everything now.

Tyler Dylan Brown
Tyler Dylan Brown

This is awesome. I fucked up my back and my legs in Iraq so travelling places BLOWS. This is awesome. So cool. Wow.