New York Office Of Cannabis Management Asks TikTok To Allow Educational Weed Ads

By Benzinga Staff Writer, The Fresh Toast on

Published in Cannabis Daily

Apparently, mostly in a positive light.

A new research study published in Drug and Alcohol Review analyzed marijuana content on the platform, including concerns with youth consumption, considering that one-third of TikTok users are under 14 years of age.

The study, “Getting high for likes: Exploring cannabis-related content on TikTok,” found that cannabis consumption is mainly seen as positive on the platform.

Facebook-owned Instagram (BCBA: FB) accounts are removed daily for cannabis-related content, even if they don’t advertise/sell or promote its use. However, there are exceptions in social media, such as Amazon-owned video game streaming service Twitch (BCBA: AMZN), which allows users to keep identifiers that contain references to cannabis.

If you want to hear more about the relationship between TikTok and cannabis, listen to this Benzinga podcast.


This article originally appeared on Benzinga and has been reposted with permission.

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