"I'm not a 'sup' kind of person," she said. "They were so unprofessional that I couldn't deal with them."
One might chalk up Smale's experience to the medical marijuana software industry's relative immaturity. But it's not clear how long it has to grow.
The government may decide to begin classifying medical marijuana as something only pharmacies can sell, Goldfogel said. Or the substance could end up being placed under distribution controls similar to alcohol and tobacco, he added.
In either case, "we're all out of business," he said.
Chris Kanaracus covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service. Chris's e-mail address is Chris_Kanaracus@idg.com