A poll released today by medical marijuana delivery company Eaze, found that 60 percent of residents in San Jose, California support medical marijuana delivery, with just 26 percent opposed. The poll comes about two months before the City Council will consider changes to its medical marijuana regulations. The poll surveyed 500 registered San Jose voters.
A breakdown of the poll numbers show that 53 percent of respondents supported delivery services “because medical marijuana should be accessible just like other prescription drugs are.” Another 58 percent said delivery services would provide safe access to patients who do not have transportation options and would help them manage their chronic conditions. A strong majority, 65 percent, said that home delivery would allow for safeguards to be implemented in the program, such as GPS tracking and locked shipments.
Keith McCarty, CEO of Eaze, said the poll outcome shows that voters “clearly desire” access to a medical marijuana delivery program.
“We are encouraged that the San Jose City Council, City Manager, and San Jose Police Department have spent substantial time doing due diligence into the safest delivery model for patients, McCarty said in a press release. “With strong ties to Silicon Valley and our experience working with regulators throughout the state, we understand how technology can help cities manage collective deliveries safely while effectively reducing illegal marijuana activity.”
Other California cities – such as Oakland, San Diego, and San Francisco – allow for medical marijuana delivery.
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