According to a recent news article from Time, a marijuana vending machine may be hitting the market soon. This device uses a fingerprint scanner to verify the identity of the purchaser before it will dispense any marijuana. This can be used to verify the age of the buyer as well as whether the buyer is one of the registered medical marijuana patients in areas where recreational use marijuana is not legal.
While it may seem strange to have a marijuana vending machine, there are various reasons why this may be helpful to many consumers. The first, as discussed by the company spokesperson, is that it will allow a person to get medical marijuana without having to run into someone from school, work, or church, for example. Continue reading