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Mind-bending vending machine dispenses marijuana

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You can get just about anything from a vending machine these days including it seems marijuana.

Colorado in the US is to be the first to offer this service. The machine’s contents include pot and marijuana edibles.

To keep the products out of the wrong hands customers must swipe their driver’s licence before buying and there are systems in place to verify their age.

Stephen Shearin, the Chief Operating Officer of the company that makes the machine, explained: “Multiple cameras would allow us to use some advanced biometrics to make absolutely sure that the person who swiped that card is the owner of that card.”

“I’m the father of a 12-year-old daughter and I wouldn’t want her having access to it. So, we paid close attention to that,” he added.

The dispensary Herbal Elements in Eagle-Vail, Colorado will be the site of the first of the vending machines, which is known as the ZaZZZ.

Greg Honan, the owner of the dispensary, praised the usefulness of the device saying: “You can really stack inventory in a safe manner in a concentrated area.”