Missouri’s medical marijuana patients no longer have to go to a dispensary to pick up joints or gummies.
Two dispensaries — one in Kansas City and another in St. Louis — just launched home delivery services that will make buying marijuana about as easy as online shopping.
Joey Pintozzi, vice president of retail operations at BesaMe Wellness, said the new service allows patients like those recovering from surgery or undergoing cancer treatment to get relief without ever leaving home.
“We have a lot of people in pain,” he said. “We want to make sure we can get that medicine to them.”
Just as Amazon has made buying all manner of household items near effortless, Pintozzi said, there’s a huge convenience factor at play.
“I’m one of those people that all I do is work, I go home and play with my daughter and shop online,” he said. “That’s pretty much my life. So it is convenient.”
BesaMe operates dispensaries in North Kansas City, Kansas City, Smithville, Liberty and Gallatin with plans for several more locations to open soon.
The company launched its delivery service in the Kansas City area last week after a short trial period. It followed a similar rollout the week before on the