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Colo. Sued Over Restrictions on Marijuana Advertising

Two publications have sued Colorado in federal court over restrictions that prohibit the state's legalized recreational marijuana industry from advertising on television, radio, online or in most print publications.

High Times magazine, which caters to marijuana enthusiasts, and Westword, a Colorado alternative weekly newspaper, said in a suit filed this week in U.S. District Court in Denver that the rules were "unjustifiably burdensome" and violate free speech rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.

"Government restrictions on commercial speech that concerns lawful activity and is not misleading violate the First Amendment," the complaint said.

Source: Reuters. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    Well, it's not legal - legal.

  • LibertarianX||

    It looks like pot in Colorado is under basicaly the same sales rulesas alcohol as far as age, etc. To say the rules are different for advertising is a little silly.

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