Cannabis: Medical Marijuana Iphone App Launched

08/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

iPhone apps can find just about anything. They can help you find a job, locate your friends, or just pinpoint a gas station. But a new app is promising to find you something far more controversial: marijuana.

Apple has approved a new $2.99 iPhone app, aptly named Cannabis [iTunes link]. It's made by the also appropriately-named 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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