Just like ordering Thai food on Grubhub or DoorDash, cannabis delivery companies are making it easy for Californians to get marijuana, edibles and other cannabis products online and delivered to their doorstep.
David Benett is the founder and CEO of Bento Delivery, one of more than 300 companies licensed in California to deliver cannabis without operating a physical storefront. Bento Delivery is licensed in Oakland and serves the Bay Area.
Although many cities have sought to restrict cannabis delivery businesses within their borders, state regulators earlier this year ruled that licensed companies can deliver anywhere in California.
Customers can go to Bento.delivery to order online, or place an order by text message or a phone call. They must provide photo identification before ordering and present it again to the delivery driver.
Benett, a Bay Area native, lived and worked was an attorney in Japan for six years before returning to the United