What Advertising Plan Work Best for Cannabis Businesses?

To succeed, a business needs an effective advertising and marketing plan. This is especially true for new business and entrepreneurs. The regulations surrounding the cannabis industry are always in flux. Cannabis businesses need to navigate the complicated restrictions placed on them. The limits set at state and federal level make…

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Canada’s strict branding and advertising rules will try to take fun out of legal weed

Published: Jan 19, 2018, 11:48 am • Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 11:51 am By Greg Quinn, Bloomberg Recreational pot should be legal in Canada by summer, but it won’t be glamorous. Producers trying to market their product face a battery of proposed government restrictions similar to those governing the sale…

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San Francisco will remove cannabis advertising from public transit

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 8:26 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 8:27 am By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s public transit board has voted to ban marijuana advertising on its buses, trains and shelters, reversing its current policy. The San Francisco Examiner reports the board of the…

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Officials may ban marijuana advertising at Las Vegas airport

Published: Aug 2, 2017, 5:13 pm • Updated: Aug 2, 2017, 5:13 pm By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Officials in Nevada’s Clark County are grappling with how to limit advertisements for marijuana at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport. County commissioners on Tuesday discussed a proposed ordinance that would…

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NFL’s Messed Up Stance On Advertising, Booze, and Cannabis

NFL’s Messed Up Stance On Advertising, Booze, and Cannabis  The NFL wants you to drink more booze but not consume cannabis Someone at the NFL must be drunk: they’ve been making odd changes to their advertising policies while still being anti-cannabis. Just last week, the NFL adjusted their advertising policy…

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Cannabist Show: He’s in the wholesale weed biz; She’s a cannabis advertising pro

Published: Oct 28, 2016, 10:52 am • Updated: Oct 28, 2016, 10:52 am By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Tradiv director of government affairs Jonathan Teeters and Cannabist account executive Shuang Han. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  The War on Drugs disproportionately affected minorities for decades. Now, many of these…

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AK Ventures Secures Main-Stream TV Advertising Opportunity For Cannabis Businesses

America is curious about medical cannabis. Legal in 25 states, poll after poll confirm that the overwhelming majority of citizens supports the legalization of medical cannabis, even while admitting that they don’t know very much about the medicinal properties of the federally-prohibited plant. Things are changing rapidly in the cannabis…

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Portland Advertising Federation On Building A Brand For Your Cannabis Business

(Photo credit: Jen Hudyma) By Jen Hudyma As Oregon’s legal cannabis industry rapidly expands, the importance of standing out from the crowd is increasingly apparent. In a market quickly becoming saturated with growers, producers, and dispensaries, finding a unique product and an effective way to get it to the consumer is…

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