As a result, the online dating industry is the latest to receive its own specialized niche for marijuana aficionados.More than half the population in the United States said they favor legalizing marijuana, according to data from Gallup and the Pew Research Center as of April 2015.It’s a dramatic shift from 2006, when just 32% of people supported legalization.As public perception has improved, the number of states that allow people to purchase marijuana for medical and recreational purposes has grown.Those looking for a special someone to pass to the left to visit 420The 28-year-old founder from California told the Marin Independent Journal he created the site to find his ideal partner.If a user prefers vaping over smoking, for example, the app is likely to match him with others nearby who also vape.
Pew found that 62% of people had a problem with using it in public.
, a mobile dating app that looks a lot like Tinder.
You swipe through profiles in much the same way, but the people on the site are mostly involved in the marijuana industry somehow, or are interested in meeting people in the marijuana community.
So far, it’s been downloaded by 150,000 users, Market Watch reports.
The app operates with the slogan “You have more friends than you think,” which underscores the app’s goals of connecting cannabis users — or at least people who don’t judge those who smoke weed.