Uber Eats allows Ontario residents to order cannabis. The company won’t supply the product however, according to cnn.
Instead, customers must pick up orders from a Tokyo Smoke location.
Canada legalized recreational marijuana in 2018.
The marijuana ordering option is only currently available in Canada. However, Uber’s CEO expressed an interest in the U.S. market.
“If the way is clear for cannabis, when federal laws come into effect, we are definitely going to look into it,” Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber CEO, told CNBC in April.
The legalization of recreational marijuana in 18 states as well as the District of Columbia is currently in effect. Federal law still makes it illegal.
Some legislators seem open to changing laws.
Nancy Mace, a Republican from South Carolina, passed this month a law that would make marijuana legal at the federal level.
She said, “We need the federal governments to get out of our way.” Politics.
Many Democrats have supported decriminalization for many years. Politico suggests that Mace’s bill may lead to a compromise.
A poll by GallupThe support for legal cannabis reached an all-time high at 68% in this month’s polls.