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Former OrderUp CEO brings new cannabis information service to Baltimore

Former OrderUp CEO brings new cannabis information service to Baltimore

The entrepreneur who helped launch OrderUp, the Baltimore-based food delivery service, now is trying to help people in the city and beyond find medical marijuana.

Chris Jeffery, co-founder and former CEO of OrderUp, which was sold to Groupon in 2015, now heads Leafly. That company, based in Seattle, opened its first East Coast office in the Holland Tack Factory at 1300 Bank Street in Little Italy.

The company provides information on both the industry generally and different kinds of cannabis, and also helps consumers identify products and where to get them. Jeffery said the referrals to specific dispensaries are the prime revenue generator for the eight-year-old private...

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