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These Legalization Ads Just Might Sway Your Vote

"Think of the children!" How can we not? This season's legalization election ads are wall-to-wall kids and cannabis.

Watch This: The World’s First Cannabis Commercial is Pretty Much a Portlandia Episode

Watch the world's first cannabis commercial, for Mirth Provisions' Legal sodas, which includes kung-fu sound effects and a man taking his pants off.

Oregon’s New Teen Cannabis Prevention Campaign Isn’t Horrible. We Found 8 Others That Were Worse.

With its “Stay True to You” campaign released today, Oregon’s health agency has done what few nonprofits and government agencies have ever done: created a youth cannabis prevention campaign that’s not entirely embarrassing.

Did ABC Just Air a Cannabis Homegrow Ad During the NBA Finals?

As the clock ticked into the 4th quarter of last night’s NBA Finals showdown, ABC cut to a commercial break — and aired what might be remembered as a landmark ad for the cannabis industry.

Jane West: Cannabis, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Over the past several decades, we have increasingly pursued happiness in pill bottles. The prescription is clearly not working.

How Billboards Became the Cannabis Industry’s Ad Darling

In this case it’s not the message, it’s the medium.

‘Cheap Pot!’: What’s the Deal with the $6 Gram?

Forget that nonsense you’ve heard about cannabis being so much more expensive in legal states than the black market: Grams for just $6 are increasingly common at state-licensed shops.

The Shake: U.N. Drug Summit Begins With Fireworks, and DEA Science Stinks

Researchers in California are designing cannabis sobriety tests, D.C. lawmakers ban cannabis cafés, and New Zealand police make an oopsie.

The Shake: White House Protest Draws a Crowd, SpeedWeed is Sold, and Now There’s a Hemptsy

Colorado issues two more pesticide recalls, Maine lawmakers abandon THC blood limit for drivers, and are cannabis mini-malls on the way?

Singapore Takes Its Peculiar Anti-Drug Campaigns Very Seriously

Singapore's Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) runs numerous anti-drug campaigns to deter their youth from using illicit substances. And boy, are they interesting.

Cannabis Edibles Under Fire For Attracting Kids While Alcoholic Soda Ads Air on TV

While hard sodas are getting air time on national TV networks, lawmakers gather to discuss the problem associated with cannabis edibles: too many of them attract kids.

Federal Bill Would End Postal Service’s Cannabis Ad Ban

Congressional representatives from Oregon are uniting to push for progress on cannabis advertising.

‘Stoner Sloth’ Creators Defend Hapless Three-Toed Critter, Tell Haters They’re Too Old to Get It

After watching the social media world mock their anti-drug campaign, the creators of Australia’s infamous Stoner Sloth PSAs are defending their quirky creation.

Postal Service Doubles Down on Cannabis Enforcement, Issues Nationwide Policy

Letter from USPS general counsel directs postal carriers across country to report cannabis advertisements to law enforcement.

Newspaper Drops Cannabis Ads After Postal Service Warning

Despite the feds' promise of a hands-off approach in states with legal cannabis use, a USPS memo is stoking confusion about newspaper advertising in the Northwest.

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