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By Miriam Raftery

March 30, 2018 (San Diego) – Despite California’s legalization of both recreational and medical marijuana, illegal dispensaries continue to crop up in many locations.  Buying products from an unlicensed dispensary could put consumers at greater risk of getting products that don’t comply with state standards for safety and purity.

Now there’s a free app called tökr that directs users to only legally licensed dispensaries in California.

According to the company, consumers can also get information on cannabis products that suit their specific health needs or lifestyle preferences. 

Tokr indicates it also works lab-tested brands shown to have quality and consistency, helping them to target customers.

“As cannabis in California transitions to adult-use this year, our focus is to build trust, brand loyalty and awareness, educating new and experienced consumers on effects for safe consumption and navigating them to legal dispensaries in full compliance with state regulation,” said tökr co-founder and CEO Matt Singer.

In 2018, tökr plans to expand to Colorado, Nevada, Washington and Oregon.

tökr is currently available on the App Store and Google Play. For more information, visit www.TryTokr.com.

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weedmaps has been around for awhile

nice to see other sources of information

Weedmaps refers people to illegal dispensaries

As well as legal ones where available.  You can't tell which is which, at least not when  I checked it out for a story a while back.

The app in the article above, by contrast, refers only to those with licenses operating legally.

I think that's important.  We see in Mexico what happens with unregulated alcohol, where they've had tourists die from poisoned/adulterated booze.

Last week in another state, there were cases reported of illegal synthetic pot causes people to bleed from their eyes.  In northern California, someone died of a fungus on marijuana that inspections found at several other facilities as well.

Any product sold for consumption by the public will be safer if regulated and inspected, and it's jsut plain smart if you're a consumer of anything, whether it's a pharmaceutical pill, an herbal supplement, liquor or marijuana to buy from the most reputable sellers around and avoid counterfeits or contaminated products.





This is good information to know