CBS denied a Super Bowl ad for medical marijuana because it went against the network’s broadcast standards
|01/24/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Although medical marijuana is legal in 30 states, you likely won’t see Super Bowl ads relating to it.
- CBS denied a proposed Super Bowl advertisement promoting the benefits of medical marijuana, according to The Washington Post. The network is airing the game on February 3.
- Acreage Holdings, a pro-marijuana investment firm, said its 30-second ad advocating for the plant’s ability to alleviate pain was denied, though Acreage President George Allen said he was not surprised.
- Marijuana is still considered an illegal drug at the federal level.
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