In fact, it’s targeting the two most popular such services,Weedmaps and Eaze, and is believed such apps will have their ordering functions removed. Analysts consider this as a company’s consequency with its determination to make the Play Store more children-friendly. Even in states where recreational consumption is legal in the US, consumption by minors is forbidden. Google will be working with affected developers on compliance with the policy, which must be achieved in the next 30 days.
„These apps simply need to move the shopping cart flow outside of the app itself to be compliant with this new policy. We’ve been in contact with many of the developers and are working with them to answer any technical questions and help them implement the changes without customer disruption,” Google said in a statement. Here is an answer: „Google’s decision is a disappointing development that only helps the illegal market thrive, but we are confident that Google, Apple and Facebook will eventually do the right thing and allow legal cannabis companies to do business on their platforms. We regret any inconvenience this may cause for customers and patients,” Eaze said.