Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Forget That Marijuana Drone Delivery, Says California
Thinking of pitching local venture capitalists with your great idea for marijuana delivery by drone? Well, better think again. The State of California just released some proposed rules for allowable recreational use of marijuana starting in January, which specifically prohibits delivery of marijuana by "aircraft, watercraft, rail, drones, human-powered vehicles or unmanned vehicles." The draft regulations were issued from the California Department of Consumer Affairs. "Uber for X" startups have been a ongoing theme at local pitch events, angel investment screening sessions, and among startup business plans in the area for the last few years.