Mississippi’s medical-cannabis advertising ban is preventing a small dispensary from attracting customers, Tru Source owner Clarence Cocroft is arguing in a federal lawsuit that casts the law as a violation of his free-speech rights.
Though medical marijuana is now legal for Mississippians with qualifying conditions and a medical-cannabis card, state law prohibits dispensary owners and cultivators from advertising cannabis products.
“It’s a daunting task to stay in the industry when you can’t advertise,” Cocroft told the Mississippi Free Press on Dec. 8. “And it’s legal. If they allow you to get licensed, they should allow you to promote your business.”
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