A cannabis company running an ad in The New York Times would be unimaginable just two or three years ago, but as Bob Dylan so aptly put it, the times they are a-changin’. On the heels of the publication’s groundbreaking six-part series calling for the end of federal cannabis prohibition, we at Leafly are proud to announce that we have become the first cannabis company to place a full-page advertisement in The New York Times.
23 states have legalized cannabis for medical purposes and two have legalized for recreational use, and the majority of Americans now support legalization. New York recently became the latest state to legalize medical cannabis when Governor Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act into law on July 7. Patients suffering from cancer, AIDS, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and other conditions will be able to access medical cannabis to help treat their diseases and symptoms.
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