WeedMaps.com is a Google Maps mashup that allows California medical marijuana patients to review local cannabis dispensaries. It features Web 2.0 social networking features like private messages, automatic location finders, a Twitter profile and more.
WeedMaps.com was recently featured on TechCrunch, who referred to the site as â€œ...a Yelp for cannabis dispensaries in California and other states.â€
Implications - Tools that make it easier for people to locate and deal with the essential services that they need are definitely going to be met with great acceptance, and companies like this are a great example of how facilitating that search can pay dividends. Convenience is always appreciated by the modern day consumer.