Why Marijuana Marketing Will Be Bigger Than Ever This Year – Cannabis News

The 2016 election helped pave the way.

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There are some oddball marijuana laws on the books – Cannabis News

Several states voted to legalize marijuana this past Election Day but the pot business still has a gripe -- regulations.

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There are some oddball marijuana laws on the books – Cannabis News

Several states voted to legalize marijuana this past Election Day but the pot business still has a gripe -- regulations.

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Calif. Cannabis Delivery Service Launches Ad Blitz – Marijuana News

Emphasizing the need to honor California’s farmers and their unique challenges, The California Way advertising blitz is supplemented by digital ad placements on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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What the legal pot industry wants now: advertisers – Marijuana News

If other products can be rebranded, why not marijuana? After all, it's an industry that's expected to reach $44 billion in sales by 2020.

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New York Medical Marijuana Company Battling Google Over Ads – Marijuana News

Vireo Health of New York is battling Google because it blocked their digital advertising for marijuana-based drugs.

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Facebook Confirms State-Legal Pot Businesses Risk Deletion – Marijuana News

An anti-legalization advocate urges followers to 'report' more pages.

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Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in New Jersey – Marijuana News

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Three of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.

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The Rebranding of Reefer: Savvy Startups Work to Class Up Cannabis and Fight the Stoner Stigma – Marijuana News

The players are investing in sharp packaging, refined logos, retail design and the talent to build on their progress.

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Blowing smoke: Iffy outlook for pot ads – Marijuana News

Pot advertising may hold great promise for the future. But at present that promise is, if you’ll excuse the pun, mostly smoke.

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Emerging From Shadows, Pot Industry Tries to Build Brands – Marijuana News

Leafs by Snoop packaging. Image: Pentagram

DENVER (AP) -- Snoop Dogg has his own line of marijuana. So does Willie Nelson. Melissa Etheridge has a marijuana-infused wine. As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and starts looking like a mainstream industry, there's a scramble to brand and trademark pot products.

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The pot business may be legal, but newspapers can’t run ads for it, the U.S. Postal Service says – Marijuana News

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Newspapers in half the states are breaking the law if they mail publications containing ads for marijuana products — even though the states have legalized pot, the U.S. Postal Service said last week.

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Oregon’s emerging pot laws loose on billboards – Marijuana News

A billboard for legal marijuana in Oregon, Dec. 4, 2015. Image:KOIN

Their only advertising guidelines now are dictated by the Oregon Health Authority

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — When Attis Trading Company advertises their marijuana shops on billboards around Portland, they follow a few basic rules.

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Oregon’s emerging pot laws loose on billboards – Marijuana News

A billboard for legal marijuana in Oregon, Dec. 4, 2015. Image:KOIN

Their only advertising guidelines now are dictated by the Oregon Health Authority

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — When Attis Trading Company advertises their marijuana shops on billboards around Portland, they follow a few basic rules.

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Newspapers with marijuana ads can't be mailed, feds warn – Marijuana News

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The U.S. Postal Service has warned newspapers that it is a felony to mail material that includes marijuana advertising.

The Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association forwarded the recent federal advisory to its 100 or so members this week.

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Online Commercial Released to Legalize Pot in Missouri – Marijuana News

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Show-Me Cannabis, the group pushing for legalization of pot, hopes an online commercial campaign will drum up support for medical marijuana.

The goal is to get a medicinal marijuana measure on the November 2016 ballot.

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Online Commercial Released to Legalize Pot in Missouri – Marijuana News

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Show-Me Cannabis, the group pushing for legalization of pot, hopes an online commercial campaign will drum up support for medical marijuana.

The goal is to get a medicinal marijuana measure on the November 2016 ballot.

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Cannabis Club TV: Perfect buds of useful pot-themed programming

Pete Biggam, left, and Danny Keith have big plans for Cannabis Club TV, or CCTV. Image: Brad Kava via Los Angeles Times
 
Step aside, Comedy Central. Beat it, MTV. Eat your heart out, Food Channel.
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Colorado TV Station Puts The Kibosh On First Recreational Marijuana Ad Amid Legality Questions

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It almost was, until it wasn’t: The first recreational marijuana TV ad ever got pulled from its slotted schedule last night amid legal concerns.
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First-ever cannabis commercial to air on American TV

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Spot will be aired late Monday during ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on ABC Denver affiliate.
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