Google just revised its content material policy for the Google Play Shop stating it will ban apps that sell or facilitate the promoting of cannabis.

Preferred marijuana delivery service apps such as Eaze, who’s main function is delivering marijuana, are becoming banned from the Google Play Shop, even if they only operate in states that have legalized marijuana, The Verge reported. Google stated that apps on Google Play can not lead to the sale of marijuana or associated items.

“These apps just want to move the buying cart flow outdoors of the app itself to be compliant with this new policy,” stated Google. We’ve been in make contact with with several of the developers and are operating with them to answer any technical inquiries and aid them implement the modifications with out consumer disruption.”

Google Play noted that these are some examples of frequent violations:

    • Permitting customers to order marijuana by way of an in-app buying cart function.
    • Assisting customers in arranging delivery or choose up of marijuana.
    • Facilitating the sale of items containing THC.

The Apple App Shop has a equivalent marijuana policy but also bans tobacco and other controlled substance sales.