The sky is the limit but has social media imposed a lower ceiling on cannabis?

October 28, 2019

The popularity and public acceptance of cannabis has grown internationally thanks in part to the some legalization in most U. S. states as well as other countries around the world. So now you want to enter this industry known for the millions of opportunities with great pay plus medical benefits. ─ Why not? ─


But before you post your pot plants on line or advertise your new business there are a couple of things to keep in mind.




First of all, the use of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, is legal only within certain U. S. states.  Cannabis is still classified as a schedule 1 drug by the Controlled Substance Act and its use remains prohibited under federal law. Cannabis occupies a place on the list of highly harmful substances such as heroin and ecstasy.  Social media, is guided by these federal prohibitions, determines what is appropriate content and sets policies restricting cannabis activities.


Then you ask: How can I promote my Cannabis business on social media sites? The following criteria are stipulated in the Instagram Use Policy: