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Map App Shows You Where Marijuana Is and How Much It'll Cost You

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Not sure where you're going to find your next weed hook-up, and how much green it's going to set you back? A global mapping app can help you in your plight, though if you are in Los Angeles, your options (so far) are pretty limited.

Google Maps Mania spotlights Cannaberg, a site in beta that shows real-time pot prices, including details about grade and strain.

Mapping marijuana isn't necessarily innovative, however, with other similar sites The Price of Weed, which seems to be less about shopping and more about the noble pursuit of...well, creating a global price index. Or something. What a site like The Price of Weed does show, however, is that pot is cheaper in the American west and in Canada. Hmmm. A Floating Sheep map published last year, though, shows the price distribution a little differently; some of the cheapest weed can be found in NorCal and Texas, among other places.

L.A. smokers using Cannaberg have a mere two local options, and are going to shell out $100-$180 an ounce, and can pick up a strain named for our men in blue, L.A.P.D., in MacArthur Park. With the demise of the medical marijuana dispensary in L.A. imminent, mind you, services like this might wind up seeing a boost in user-generated content.