31 Jul '15, 4pm

Drone Delivers Bitcoin-Purchased Cannabis in California

A company near San Francisco has come up with a novel way to deliver bitcoin-purchased marijuana, via drone. Trees, which claims to sell the "highest quality" medicinal cannabis to people holding a medical recommendation, accepts payments in bitcoin alongside traditional payment methods such as cash, online bank transfer and credit cards. A spokesperson for the company confirmed that drone deliveries were not currently available, due to local regulations. The drone delivery option, the spokesperson said, would be rolled-out in the future if and when the regulation around the flying devices settled. Currently users will get their packages delivered by "old fashioned in-house drivers". For now, users are required to provide their Californian driving license and medical cannabis recommendation when ordering online. To get medical approval, consumers must have a short evaluati...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/drone-delivers-bitcoin-purchased-...

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