NYT Ad Dopeslaps NYT

From our Late to the Pot Party desk

This full-page ad opposing marijuana legalization appeared in Saturday’s New York Times:


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Unusually, it also criticized the Times coverage of the issue. (As you might recall, if you’re not too high, the Times has called for marijuana to be legalized.)

Kick-in-the-nuts graf:


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You can judge for yourself at GrassIsNotGreener, where a blog post talks about the ad.

Meanwhile, this full-page ad ran in yesterday’s Times:


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Just-say-nuts graf:


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You can judge for yourself at Leafly.

But forewarned is forearmed: As the ad says lower right, Leafly is a Privateer Holdings company, which sees Leafly as a “Yelp for marijuana” according to Geekwire.

This is gonna get very interesting, yo.

(Check out this Ad Age piece for an extended play-by-play.)

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1 Response to NYT Ad Dopeslaps NYT

  1. GrassIsNotGreener.com is owned by Dr. Kevin Sabet-Sharghi. He is a renowned anti-drug “doctor,” whose doctorate is in philosophy. http://kevinsabet.com/about

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