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Medical marijuana delivery
services are on a roll

Los Angeles Times, by David Pierson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/13/2014 4:58:58 PM

Brian Reichle couldn´t have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster. Needing to replenish his stash of pot one recent afternoon, the Burbank resident dialed Speed Weed. Within the hour, a driver arrived with a white paper bag carrying a gram of cannabis, 10 joints and a handful of pot-infused candies and cookies. "They come to my house, and they´re in and out," said Reichle, 39, a comedian who spends about $100 a week on medical marijuana. "I shouldn´t have to go to a store." Once a small, word-of-mouth phenomenon, mobile marijuana businesses now number in the hundreds across Southern California.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Gordon Mills, 7/13/2014 5:31:19 PM     (No. 9922842)

Bee Ess. Marijuana is marijuana. It´s all about smoking a weed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Newtsche, 7/13/2014 6:27:34 PM     (No. 9922907)

Need a job? Don´t deliver marijuana, life expectancy in nanoseconds.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: controlfreak, 7/13/2014 7:24:20 PM     (No. 9922946)

I´ll bet they don´t guarantee delivery in 30 minutes or less.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/13/2014 8:11:25 PM     (No. 9922995)



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/13/2014 8:12:39 PM     (No. 9922997)

Oops. IE8 hiccuped. What epidemic is going on that so many people need "medical" marijuana?

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