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Marijuana Delivery Companies Outpacing States’ Pot laws

William “Jackrabbit” Large, left, an employee of Winterlife, a marijuana delivery service in Seattle, checks the inventory of delivery driver Michael "Billy the Kid" Kenworthy, right, after Kenworthy made two deliveries.

Marijuana Delivery Companies Outpacing States’ Pot Laws


William "Jackrabbit" Large pulls his SUV onto the side of a downtown Seattle street, parking behind an Amazon Fresh delivery truck and carrying a product the online retailer doesn't offer: marijuana.

The thin, bespectacled Large is a delivery man for Winterlife, a Seattle company that is among a group of new businesses pushing the limits of Washington state's recreational pot industry by offering to bring marijuana to almost any doorstep.

While delivery services have existed for years to supply medical marijuana patients, the rise of similar businesses geared toward serving recreational users in Washington and Colorado highlights how the industry is outpacing the states' pot laws.


Reporting by Manuel Valdes, Associated Press.