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T.L. Stanley

T.L. Stanley is a Los Angeles-based senior editor at Adweek, where she specializes in consumer trends, cannabis marketing, plant-based food products, pop culture and creativity.

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Weed Brands Hit Main Street USA in Summer Festivals and Fairs

Cannabis

As the summer season kicks off with in-person experiences, cannabis brands will be embedded in festivals, live concerts, comedy shows, retail popups and other heavily-trafficked activations like never before.

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Beyond Meat Adds Kim Kardashian to Its Celeb Stable as ‘Chief Taste Consultant’

Plant-Based Products

The gig, at least initially, revolves around using Kardashian’s recipes in the Beyond newsletter, which will contain exclusive offers and discounts, along with launching yet-to-be-described 'engaging creative content.'

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Glenlivet Hacks Google Search Algorithm With Photos of Young, Diverse Whisky Fans

Beer & Spirits

Colorful, Instagram-worthy work comes from photographers Danny Kasirye and Devyn Galindo, aiming to highlight a wider swath of consumers to counterbalance the existing stockpile of homogenous faces.

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Cannabis Brand Borrows From Pompous Perfume Ads to Hype New ‘Fancy’ Edibles

Cannabis

The new ads aim to elevate the legacy edibles brand from Bud Light to rosé territory.

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Not a World Class Athlete or Hollywood Action Star? Just Egg Says You Can Still Eat Like One

Plant-Based Products

The latest incarnation of 'Really Good Eggs' from agency of record Mythology aims to democratize plant-based eating.

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High Noon Trots Out Warm-Hug One-Liners for Its Summer ‘Sun’s Up’ Campaign

Beer & Spirits

High Noon has made its bones in a few short years with proverb-style advertising that’s unfailingly upbeat without veering into sketch comedy territory.

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Progressive Gives First Peek Into Flo’s Love Life in New Rom-Com Ad Series

Creative

To be clear, this is not a meet-cute. But it couldn't be more on-brand for a commercial spokeswoman who's obsessed with her job.

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Pet Tech Startup Translates Canine Behavior Into Human Language in ‘Dog, Understood’

Technology

With its first national marketing push, the Whistle Health brand is tapping into not only the surge of pandemic rescues around the country but also the heightened level of attention [...]

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Meet the New Weed Influencers: Cameo Celebs Like Ice-T, CeeLo Green and Kate Flannery

Cannabis

The recently-launched program, thought to be the first of its kind for a cannabis marketer, represents another step in weed’s data-driven march to reach the coveted canna curious demo and [...]

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Spike Lee and Nike Revive Mars Blackmon for Brand’s 50th Anniversary Campaign

Sports Marketing

Lee reprises the over-the-top character he originated in the indie hit She’s Gotta Have It, also directing the long-form spot that includes more than 40 iconic sports figures.