Irvine, Calif.-based Weedmaps, said it would stop listing and accepting ads from unlicensed retailers at an unspecified date later this year. The announcement was welcomed by licensed businesses who believe Weedmaps’ Yelp-like service is essential to unlicensed businesses. ????WeedWeek California has more.
- The company has been under intense pressure to revise its policy, especially in California. Weedmaps has maintained that the law which immunizes tech platforms from speech shared by users protected listing illegal businesses.
- The company also announced a social equity program.