The way we consume cannabis is changing.
Its cultural acceptance along with his legality has grown so much the past couple of years.
A legal cannabis market is adopting technology.
So it's changing the The way you consume, you get it, and even choose it.
It used to be that your choices of consuming marijuana were limited, but now that is changing.
Just like there are different styles of wine or craft beer, there are so many different strains of marijuana that each give the user a unique experience.
That's where Leafly comes in.
A site where you can learn about the different strings.
Users can educate themselves on how different strings might affect them.
You can even find local dispensaries with user reviews.
Think of it as a Yelp of weed.
Now before we get ahead of ourselves.
Under US federal law, it's illegal to sell and consume Marijuana, however, ten states and the District of Columbia, have decided to legalize both recreational and medical cannabis use.
2018 was a Champagne toss for the legal marijuana industry.
US consumers spent $10.5 billion in legal marijuana.
And spending is forecasted to be $22.2 billion by 2022.
Want legal marijuana on demand?
Now it's easy and fast.
I do all of my shopping online, whether it's Amazon or clothes.
And it just makes sense to use a delivery [INAUDIBLE] like ease and about all day and so this is something you can find to slide into your day.
When Grace buys legal marijuana through the app ease, she received it in 30 minutes or less, no different than ordering food from uber eats or grubhub.
People dab, smoke, vaporize, patch, drink cannabis and the list goes on.
As the industry matures shoppers have higher expectations.
I personlly like to know everything about what I'm buying especially.
You know with cannabis, you want to understand what it's going to make you feel like so there's just lots of information on the different doses, also the THC to CBD mix.
It's extremely important for me to understand all that information because I want to make sure that when I have a little bit of cannabis, that it's just keeping me relaxed and I feel as if I just had a glass of wine.
I wanna still be in full control of myself.
Eaze offers undemand Delivery of Marijuana in California and Oregon.
It's also offering legal empty ride CBD that will ship across 42 states through it's eaze wellness marketplace However ease isn't the only cannabis delivery platform checking sites like weed maps calm shows you local careers we found over 20 in san francisco alone in california regulations and taxes have priced out some consumers people we've talked to with continue to buy cannabis from other more direct sources.
It's with the community.
I know who my grower is.
I know the people who are actually doing the work as opposed to somebody who might have bought a white label and it's, you know, three or four people down the road and yeah where'd this come from?
I don't know which guy ran it.
This time I know who did it.
Regardless of how you get your cannabis, you might not be buying it in flower form anymore.
Research done by BDS Analytics Greenedge reveals that cannabis concentrates are becoming more popular.
As a result, there are more vaporizers hitting the market.
High and vaporizer startups are using technology to stand out in the legal marijuana market.
Peaceful dearth of Branco, science expects big growth for the vaporizer market.
We would say that the our estimate is around the $2 billion Industry for cannabis vaporizers.
Franco science says its investing its time in researching to closest vaporizers.
They found that people want a vaporizer that is easy to use.
Their product the G Pen Geo is Is a clear system vaporizer, that uses a liquid marijuana cartridge.
All you do is inhale and it activates the dynamic heating system.
The [UNKNOWN] is a cartridge based system, what we've done is developed something that has been pre-set and optimized For the hardware to interact with the software, this product is distributed at a dispensary.
You're able to go online.
And ease of use by the product, connect the cartridge to the battery and be on the go there.
The Dr. Dabber team shows they're most high tech vaporizer, Switch.
It took two years to develop this vaporizer with induction heating technology.
It basically produces a uniform electromagnetic field to indirectly heat the cannabis with a closed chamber.
I tried it with the folks at Davinci, the company that created the IQ vaporizer, and they say that the methods of precision temperature control in vaporizers, Are one of the main trends in the industry.
Their IQ tech allows users to choose between four different temperatures.
But not all cannabis consumers are fans of vaporizers.
Some folks we spoke to say they prefer those low tech options.
A lot of people are into like dab tech and all the new stuff.
But if you don't have electricity, if you don't have the right equipment to do what you need, a little bit of paper and fire always works out good.
ES, Grenco Science and DaVinci are some of the brands that are modernizing an industry that's coming out of the shadows.
And with the cannabis industry projected to grow rapidly, the innovation will continue to unfold.