Facebook Keeps Shutting Down Marijuana Dispensary Pages

Legal weed sales numbers keep getting higher and higher.  According to market research group ArcView’s recent reports sales increased to $5.4 billion for 2015 compared to 2014’s $4.6 billion. ArcView’s reports also say U.S. adult-use legal sales grew to $998 million from $351 million in sales in 2014. ArcView projects legal weed sales to top over $20 billion by 2020, which may or may not find us with Kanye for president. (Everyone already knows how he feels about rolling one up.) Late last month Facebook banned gun sales on its site and on Instagram. It’s now going after marijuana dispensaries Facebook pages. 

NBC News reports “at least a dozen” marijuana dispensaries in states where marijuana has been legalized (Colorado, Washington, Oregon) or where its legal medicinally (New Jersey) have had their Facebook pages pulled. 

Peter Rosenfeld a registered patient in New Jersey’s medicinal marijuana program and a board member of...

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