Google has added a rule banning apps that “facilitate” the sale of marijuana — whether or not they’re working legally or not — however the firm says it’s not making an attempt to drive pot-related providers off the Google Play Retailer. Android Police famous the change earlier immediately, speculating that it’d spell hassle for the favored weed-finding apps Eaze and Weedmaps. Google tells The Verge that it’s working with builders to make their apps compliant with the brand new guidelines, slightly than making an attempt to ban them from the Play Retailer altogether.
Android apps can apparently nonetheless promote pot, however they’re not allowed to supply an “in-app procuring cart characteristic” to help with “arranging supply or decide up of marijuana” or to in any other case “facilitate the sale of marijuana or marijuana merchandise, no matter legality.”
Google says it’s working with app builders to stop…