Uber Eat food delivery service will begin to deliver to Marijuana to customers from Ontario in Canada, writes Reuters. The company stated that the new option will help to overcome illegal trade in the country and will allow Canadians to buy safe and legal cannabis.
Uber reported that the company of the company Tokyo Smoke will be placed on its trading platform. Users will be able to post orders for drug purchase in the application, and then pick up the parcel in the nearest store of the retailer.
In Russia, Cannabis refers to the list of prohibited substances. In Canada, marijuana legalized for recreational purposes in October 2018. However, the country still has to deal with underground manufacturers who still control most of the market – they sell more than 40 percent of all sales.
Uber, who has already launched the delivery of alcoholic beverages in the country, has long intended to enter the growing marijuana trade market. According to the head of the company, Dara Hosrovshhai, now the delivery of cannabis can begin in the United States, but first have to work all the legal aspects of trade.
In November, US Ministry of Justice accused Uber in discrimination against people with disabilities. The department stated that the company illegally demands from the disabled payment of additional waiting time. The Ministry of Justice sued to Uber, indicating that the corporation did not adjust the rules for payment for people due to the features of health, more than two free minutes are required to sit in the car.