Uber Ventures into Cannabis Delivery

Uber has ventured into cannabis delivery through their Uber Eats service in Ontario.

Uber Eats has collaborated with cannabis retailer Tokyo Smoke to allow online cannabis orders after offering liquor deliveries earlier.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said last April that they will consider delivering cannabis after its legalities have been cleared in the US. 

Canada has legalized recreational cannabis three years ago but illegal markets are still booming. 

According to Uber, their partnership with legal cannabis sellers will help combat illegal activity. 

Uber is also planning on expanding to other states once legal problems have been ironed out. 

“We will continue to watch regulations and opportunities closely market by market. And as local and federal laws evolve, we will explore opportunities with merchants who operate in other regions,” said Uber.

After the announcement of the cannabis delivery services, uber shares traded higher by 1.09% at $44.71.

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