In the absence of a decision, a bustling gray market has developed.
Associated Press reported on Thursday, a number of delivery businesses now exist in which individuals can purchase over-priced items that come accompanied with a “gift” of marijuana.
For instance, a business in Massachusetts named Duuber
sells marijuana-themed T-shirts through its website. For $120, an individual can order a “Marijuana Tshirt — Grandaddy Kush small.” According to the Associated Press, ordering the t-shirt would lead to a delivered garment and a parcel of weed.
The individuals behind “Duuber” did not respond to NBC News’ multiple requests for comment.
One Maine marijuana entrepreneur, however, told NBC News that he quit his job and moved back to his home state with the expectation that Maine would provide licenses in a timely fashion after voters elected to legalize cannabis. That has not been the case, and he and his partners have sunk hundreds of thousands of dollars into a potential enterprise that remains paralyzed.
Law enforcement oversight has slackened for cannabis, which has put entrepreneurs in a