A sleek website offering everything from dried cannabis flower to THC-infused gummies and pre-rolled joints boasts that you can “avoid troubles” by using its online ordering platform — and then have pot products delivered directly your door.
The site, Potlala, asserts that “marijuana delivery … is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to get high quality cannabis for a reasonable price. Potlala offers you more than just weed; this online service allows you to select best organic products with cannabis and to get them delivered to your home or office.”
It even attempts to capitalize on confusion that might surround legalization of recreational pot, which went into effect Jan. 1, claiming that the City Council recently “allowed Chicago residents to get marijuana deliveries.”
But that’s not true. Weed deliveries aren’t allowed under the current law, although lawmakers say they are considering it.
And while Potlala’s website looks like those run by licensed dispensaries, with prices to match, it’s not licensed to sell — and none of its products appear to come from the 21 official cultivators in Illinois. The service also claims to take major credit cards, which aren’t accepted at Illinois pot shops because marijuana remains illegal on the federal level. [Read more at Chicago Sun Times]