Federal law prohibits legal cannabis companies from writing off business expenses like advertising and rent, so entrepreneurs in the industry need to be frugal and effective with the money they spend. Here, CEOs and cannabis executives share their advice on using social media to reach customers, suppliers, investors and the press. Popular cannabis-focused Twitter accounts and Facebook groups boasting hundreds of thousands of followers show that social media is a target-rich environment for marijuana company messaging.
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On Sept. 18, 2017, the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center announced that it had finalized its LSU medical marijuana contract with GB Sciences Louisiana, a subsidiary of GB Sciences (OTCQB:GBLX).