The services will reportedly work only with medical dispensaries providing to cardholding patients. Drivers will be hired by Canary; they will have to be medical-marijuana cardholders and also undergo background checks. “We check. We do some double verification that is required of medical-marijuana patients. They have to take a picture of the card and also present it upon arrival,” Vakharia said. The students said they are interviewing drivers from apps like Uber and Lyft who are interested in jumping over to Canary. Tullis and Vakharia said they are “cognizant” of the legal ramifications of launching this app. “The uncertainties are not in the technology; the technology has already been done before. The uncertainties are in the legality on the business side,” Tullis said. The pot-delivery mobile app recently won the audience choice award at a TechCrunch startup conference. “We had to have a 60-second pitch, and we were pitching around 800 or so people.
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