The Cannabis Industry Is Still Fighting for Legitimacy on Social Media Platforms

Ads are banned on many networks, and accounts are closed without warning

Marijuana not having been legalized on a federal level present problems rgbspace/iStock

Marijuana is legal in some form (medical, recreational or both) in 30 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, but when it comes to digital media efforts related to the industry, social media platforms seem to be stuck in 1936, when the cult classic Reefer Madness was released.

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david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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