As of today, recreational and medical marijuana legalisation efforts have succeeded in multiple jurisdictions across the world, and counting. On the list is Luxembourg to become the first European country to join the ranks of Canada and U.S., in relaxing weed laws.
In the UK, despite weed being ‘illegal’ for ages, police forces turn a ‘blind eye’ to enforcing the law, in the favour of community, in my opinion. Any warnings issued by the police to a personal user of marijuana would typically not show up on their criminal background or DBS checks.
While this creates diverse income streams and new markets, here are key challenges your tech startup needs to be aware of, before you can start selling weed, legally.
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