Legislation on Marijuana Advertising Surfaces in Senate


The U.S. House of Representatives on July 20 approved an appropriations bill that includes language that would prevent the FCC from taking administrative action against a radio or television licensee that accepts cannabis advertising — consistent with the laws of the state or local jurisdiction in which the station is licensed.

That action, however, is meaningless without the Senate’s passage.

A Democratic Senator from New Mexico just took the possibility of pot spots one step closer to reality — unless GOP leaders blow it away in a puff of smoke.

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