Apple Lets Weed Apps Into Its Store After Petition from Pot Companies

'Rare' reversal following ban


Apples and pot have long been a popular combo—pot pipes fashioned out of apples are a thing—and now iPhones are a more versatile tool for enterprising marijuana fans. The company is lightening up when it comes to legal weed, lifting a ban on pot-focused apps.

"Every marijuana app developer we've talked to has seen a dramatic, positive improvement in their experience with Apple," said Isaac Dietrich, CEO of MassRoots, a social app where marijuana enthusiasts message one another and share pictures.

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