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Facebook tightened up its ad policies and enforcement related to promoting prescription drugs on its platform.
The social network reaffirmed that the sale of prescription drugs is prohibited across all of its platforms, and advertisers are required to follow all applicable laws and regulations.
Ads that advocate, depict the consumption of or encourage usage of illicit substances are also forbidden.
Facebook explained in a blog post Tuesday, “We have long required online pharmacies to go through a certification process before running ads on Facebook.