Nine tech startups cashing in on cannabis


Recreational use of marijuana was legalised in Colorado and Washington in 2012. Alaska and Oregon made it legal in 2015, with more US states - especially those where it is already allowed for medical reasons - expected to follow. And where legalisation leads, opportunities to make a lot of money follow.

A number of tech startups have already started to take advantage of this vast (and growing), multi-billion market for cannabis products. They include Uber-style delivery platforms, review and information websites and social media for stoners.

Here are nine of the most notable examples.


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