In Seattle, pot is going the way of candy bars and Coca-Colas– meaning people can now zip over to their local dispensary and purchase marijuana products from a vending machine.
But unlike your typical soda machine, these marijuana vending machines won’t be in shopping centers or public places, reports CBS Seattle affiliate KIRO. Instead, they’re available at the Seattle Caregivers medical marijuana dispensary, where they can be accessed only by people who are 21 and older, with a valid ID and medical authorization.
Many precautions are in place to make sure the contents of the machine are only accessed by people who can buy it legally. Bar code information on the back of the buyer’s driver’s license is used to verify age. Read more »