Weed Firm Media Coverage

 

BaDoink

Interview: Ted Manitoba – The Creative Genius Behind Weed Firm

http://www.badoink.com/life/interviews/interview-ted-manitoba-the-creative-genius-behind-weed-firm/

 

The Daily Mirror

Apple pull iPhone cannabis drug dealing game after it rockets to top of App Store

Weed Firm topped the charts in 'all categories' on iPad and iPhone before it was quietly removed by the tech giant on Tuesday

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/apple-pull-iphone-cannabis-drug-3586670

 

CNN Money

Apple removes weed dealing game from app store

http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/23/technology/mobile/apple-weed-firm/

Apple yanks weed game from app store

http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2014/05/23/t-apple-yanks-weed-game.cnnmoney/

 

Kotaku

Popular Marijuana-Growing Game Pulled From The App Store

http://kotaku.com/marijuana-growing-game-pulled-from-the-app-store-1579798656

 

The Cannabist

25 things I’ve learned from Weed Firm

http://www.thecannabist.co/2014/05/21/25-things-learned-weed-firm/12259/

Grow and deal weed on your iPhone: Weed Firm game tops iTunes charts

http://www.thecannabist.co/2014/05/19/weed-firm-itunes-iphone-game-review/12037/

Weed Firm is no more: Apple yanks No. 1 game from App Store

http://www.thecannabist.co/2014/05/21/is-weed-firm-gone-app-store-apple/12234/

 

USA TODAY

Talking Tech: 'Weed Firm' tops iTunes App Chart

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/talkingtech/2014/05/17/weed-firm-tops-apples-free-app-chart---talking-tech/9189137/

 

CNET

Apple-approved drug-dealing game tops iTunes chart

Weed Firm is a game for thoughtful people, those who know how to plant, plan, and sell -- and it's rocketed to the top of iTunes.

http://www.cnet.com/news/apple-approved-drug-dealing-game-tops-itunes-chart/

Apple snuffs out popular pot-dealing app

http://www.cnet.com/news/apple-snuffs-out-popular-pot-dealing-app/

 

PC Mag

Apple Kills Pot-Dealing Game Weed Firm

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2458390,00.asp

 

TechCrunch

The App Store Is Proof We’re In Idiocracy

http://techcrunch.com/2014/05/16/the-app-store-is-proof-were-in-idiocracy/

Apple Pulls No. 1 Game “Weed Firm” From The App Store

http://techcrunch.com/2014/05/21/apple-pulls-number-one-game-weed-firm-from-the-app-store/

 

TIME

An iPhone Game That’s Basically ‘Weed Tycoon’ Is Smoking the Competition

http://time.com/106109/iphone-weed-pot-game/

Buzz Kill: Weed Dealer Game Booted from Apple App Store

http://time.com/108456/weed-firm-game-removed-from-apple-app-store/

 

Business Insider

Apple Decided To Chuck Top-Grossing Pot-Dealing App 'Weed Firm'

http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-decided-to-chuck-weed-firm-2014-5

 

AppleInsider

Apple extinguishes popular marijuana growing game 'Weed Firm' from iOS App Store

http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/05/21/apple-extinguishes-popular-marijuana-growing-game-weed-firm-from-ios-app-store

 

Tom's Hardware

Apple Pulls Weed Selling Game 'Weed Firm' from App Store

Apple has pulled the number one game "Weed Firm" from the app store.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/weed-firm-manitoba-games-apple,26843.html

 

Engadget

Virtual weed farms and the sticky state of Apple's App Store restrictions

http://www.engadget.com/2014/05/21/weed-firm-controversial-apps/

 

The Verge

Apple weeds out popular marijuana game from App Store

http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/21/5739922/weed-firm-removed-from-app-store

 

Daily Star

Outrage as drug dealing app hits No.1 spot on iTunes

http://www.dailystar.co.uk/tech/379724/Outrage-as-Weed-Firm-app-hits-top-spot-on-Apple-iTunes

 

The Register

Drug-dealing game Weed Firm tops Apple's App Store charts

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/05/20/apple_weed_firm_app_tops_app_store_charts/

 

The Huffington Post

The No. 1 iPhone App Teaches You How To Be A Drug Dealer

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/19/weed-firm-itunes-number-one_n_5353771.html

'Weed Firm' Pulled From App Store, 'Entirely Apple's Decision' Say Developers

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/05/19/weed-firm-pulled-from-app_n_5371578.html

 

Pocket-lint

Apple-approved drug dealing game Weed Firm tops iTunes charts

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/128951-apple-approved-drug-dealing-game-weed-firm-tops-itunes-charts

 

phoneArena.com

Chart-topping game Weed Firm ousted from the App Store, developers already baking sequel

http://www.phonearena.com/news/Chart-topping-game-Weed-Firm-ousted-from-the-App-Store-developers-already-baking-sequel_id56379

 

DAZED

Apple removes No.1 weed-growing game from app store

Want to play Weed Firm, the most-downloaded drug game on iTunes? Bad news – you can't

http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/20013/1/apple-removes-number-one-weed-growing-game-from-app-store

 

The Escapist

Apple Removes Weed Firm from App Store

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/134720-Apple-Removes-Weed-Firm-from-App-Store

 

Gadget Review

Guess Why Apple Banned The Game “Weed Firm.”

http://www.gadgetreview.com/2014/05/apple-bans-weed-firm.html

 

GAMESPOT

Apple removes game about growing marijuana from App Store

Weed Firm was removed from the App Store while apps that actually tell you where to buy marijuana remain.

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/apple-removes-game-about-growing-marijuana-from-app-store/1100-6419864/

 

CBS Local Media

Apple Kills Weed Growing Game After It Climbs App Download Charts

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/05/22/apple-kills-weed-growing-game-after-it-climbs-app-download-charts/

 

METRO

Apple pulls cannabis dealing game after it rockets to the top of the App Store charts

Forget Candy Crush or Angry Birds. The most popular iPhone game is one where you assume the role of a virtual drug dealer.

http://metro.co.uk/2014/05/22/apple-pulls-cannabis-dealing-game-after-it-rockets-to-the-top-of-the-app-store-charts-4736929/

 

GMA News Online

Apple uproots marijuana-themed game from app store—for now

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/362378/scitech/technology/apple-uproots-marijuana-themed-game-from-app-store-for-now

 

ADWEEK

Popular Marijuana Game Gets Pulled by Apple

Dude, where's my app? By Garett Sloane

http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/popular-marijuana-game-gets-censored-apple-157888

 

BuzzFeed

Apple Pulls Drug-Dealing Game Weed Firm From App Store After Topping Charts

The free game where players grow and sell marijuana rocketed to the top of the App Store, before quietly being pulled Tuesday.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/mbvd/apple-pulls-drug-dealing-game-weed-firm-from-app-store-after

 

Guardian Liberty Voice

Apple Weeds out ‘Weed Firm’ Most Popular Game

http://guardianlv.com/2014/05/apple-weeds-out-weed-firm-most-popular-game/

 

AppAdvice

Controversial Top Game Weed Firm And Flappy Bird Clone Removed From The App Store

http://appadvice.com/appnn/2014/05/controversial-top-game-weed-firm-and-flappy-bird-clone-removed-from-the-app-store

 

Pocket Gamer

[Update] Busted? Top Free app Weed Firm disappears from the App Store

(Updated: Developer says removal was Apple's decision, plans to return)

http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/Weed+Firm/news.asp?c=59597

Weed Firm becomes the Top Free game on the App Store just after Apple rejects similar games about drug dealing

http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPhone/Weed+Firm/news.asp?c=59578

 

myfoxny.com

'Weed Firm' app game on fire

http://www.myfoxny.com/story/25571211/weed-firm-app-game-on-fire

 

Tech Times

Drug-dealing game 'Weed Firm' tops Apple's App Store charts

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/7280/20140520/drug-dealing-game-weed-firm-tops-apples-app-store-charts.htm

 

Daily Mail

Apple pulls cannabis dealing game from iPhone store after it rockets to top position in chart

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2637396/Apple-pulls-cannabis-dealing-game-Weed-Firm-iPhone-store-rockets-position-chart.html