NY Governor launches QR code verification tool for pot products

QR code verification for cannabis businesses

Licensed retailers of cannabis products in New York will have a way to prove their offerings are legit. New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) has unveiled a new business and product QR code verification tool for cannabis businesses, with plans for quick response barcodes to be posted on licensed retailers. The new tool was launched last week along with a promise for an upcoming authorized product symbol. The QR code verification tool was announced just as New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) held his own press conference to share…

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Indian Paytm QR code scans make scooter rentals fast and easy

QR code - People on scooter in India

The leading payments and financial services company in India is helping build a cashless economy. India has been pushing hard to become a cashless economy, and services such as using a Paytm QR code to rent a scooter helps to provide an image of the direction the country is taking through the use of mobile phones. Paytm has played a substantial role along the country’s road to eliminating the use of cash. The mobile payments company has seen a substantial rise in India and has become the leading financial services…

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QR codes help real estate agents offer an easier home buying process to customers

QR codes - Real Estate

Much of the experience of shopping for a place to live occurs online, and barcodes are helping. QR codes have seen quite a burst of popularity over the last three years and are now starting to find more standard places in people’s lives, including in their home-buying experience. Realtors have been using quick response codes to make it easier to share online information. From 2018 through 2020, the use of QR codes rose by an estimated 96 percent, and real estate agents didn’t fail to pay attention to the trend.…

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QR code tickets via WhatsApp launch on Bengaluru train lines

QR code tickets

The Indian city is now letting riders use the messaging app to purchase their fare and travel passes. WhatsApp using travelers in the Indian city of Bengaluru will now be able to use the application to scan and purchase QR code tickets and make travel pass refills to ride the train. The Meta-owned messaging app announced the new service, describing it as a first ever for the application. According to Meta’s news release announcing the QR code tickets, it is a “first-ever” service for its WhatsApp. The application and the…

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QR codes help CBD company to combat counterfeit products

QR Codes - CBD

As these products become increasingly popular, so have concerns over their quality. As concerns over highly popular CBD products rise in terms of quality and counterfeits, one company is using QR codes to reassure its customers through information and transparency. The market is a massive one in the United States, expected to reach a $26 billion market cap in 2026. Due to the popularity of CBD products in the United States, it is challenging for consumers to spot the difference between quality products and those that could potentially contain hazardous…

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