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What Happened to Leafly’s YouTube Account?

May 3, 2018
Over the past several weeks, YouTube has begun to remove channels featuring cannabis-related content, which the company says violates its guidelines. Recently, Leafly’s own YouTube channel was flagged and deleted with little warning. We’re among dozens of cannabis channels to have been affected by this action, and we’re currently working with the company to restore service as quickly as possible.


YouTube Continues Its Cannabis Purge and Nobody Knows Why

At a time when cannabis is gaining widespread social acceptance, consumers and the cannabis curious deserve access to reliable information more than ever. We’re in the process of making our content available through other platforms to ensure minimal interruptions.

For more information about YouTube’s ongoing actions to remove cannabis content from the website, read our recent Leafly News feature, “YouTube Continues Its Cannabis Purge and Nobody Knows Why.”

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Leafly is the world’s largest cannabis information resource, empowering people in legal cannabis markets to learn about the right products for their lifestyle and wellness needs. Our team of cannabis professionals collectively share years of experience in all corners of the market, from growing and retail, to science and medicine, to data and technology.

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  • Von

    That’s bs… I don’t understand why some people in our society are so intent on mimicking communism. Not only from the aspect of authoritarian laws such as drug laws, but also hindering free speech and what could be considered hindering free press.

  • Heather Vanek

    This is absolutely ridiculous. I always loved your videos. Sorry they were taken down. What a disgrace.

  • PandaKatt0420 Pk

    Leafly are you going to make a new youtube Channel? jw because youtube stopped taken channels down. Cheers an Much LuV from PandaKatt0420 PK