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Facebook Cannabis Crackdown in Alaska: Social Media Giant Shuts Down Marijuana Shops’ Business Pages

Facebook Cannabis Crackdown in Alaska: Social Media Giant Shuts Down Marijuana Shops’ Business Pages

Jeremy Kossen | 07/11/2017

Since the 4th of July weekend, Facebook has suspended or entirely deleted the Facebook business pages of at least half a dozen legal cannabis retail dispensaries in Alaska.

While Google, Facebook, and Twitter have long prohibited cannabis businesses from advertising on their networks, Facebook has taken things a step further, suspending or deleting the Facebook business pages of legal cannabis dispensaries in Alaska.

Given the tight legal advertising restrictions in the legal cannabis industry, many dispensaries rely on organic (unpaid) marketing channels to build their brand and connect with customers.

Facebook Cannabis Crackdown in Alaska: Social Media Giant Shuts Down Marijuana Shops’ Business Pages






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