Apple Approves Medical Marijuana App for iPhones

Via Huffington Post and Mashable, Apple has approved a medical marijuana app for iPhones:

Apple has approved a new $2.99 iPhone app, aptly named Cannabis [iTunes link]. It’s made by the also appropriately-named Ajnag.com. The purpose of the app is to help locate legal medical marijuana in states and locations where it can be found. Will this app lead thousands of iPhone users to cannabis, or is it a tool of a movement in favor of marijuana legalization? The answer, surprisingly, is both:

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    The DEA... (5.00 / 1) (#2)
    by kdog on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 12:55:01 PM EST
    is gonna love this...we know how much respect that outfit has for state law and states rights.  

    Log on and lock 'em up.

    My first thought, too. (none / 0) (#6)
    by jen on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 02:29:52 PM EST
    Easy to find 'em, easy to shut 'em down.

    As a bonus, they can track down people looking.


    lol (none / 0) (#7)
    by squeaky on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 02:32:49 PM EST
    It's actually a DEA app in sheep's clothing..

    Any thoughts... (none / 0) (#1)
    by MileHi Hawkeye on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 12:22:10 PM EST
    ...on today's big BOH hearing on MM, Jeralyn?  

    That application may not work here if they do decide to limit providers to 5 "customers".  

    Since we're dealing with freedom, (none / 0) (#3)
    by bocajeff on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 01:19:37 PM EST
    Are there going to be apps for prostitution, gambling, riding without a helmet, smoking legal and taxed cigarettes, polygamy, etc...? Making progress at the speed of glaciers

    We can hope jeff... (none / 0) (#4)
    by kdog on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 01:25:19 PM EST
    we can hope...especially a gambling and tax-free smokes locator, not that I would know how to work an iphone to take advantage.

    Glaciers moving quicker these days.... (none / 0) (#5)
    by Carolyn in Baltimore on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 02:02:14 PM EST
    They've already got plenty of Poker apps and hookup apps.
    I'm hoping for a geolocator for where the nude sunbathing middle-aged lesbians hang out.