The billion-dollar medical marijuana and recreational marijuana industry is hooked on photo sharing site Instagram—but the Facebook-owned social network detests the smell of pot.
Last week, several major cannabis brands were left scrambling after Instagram conducted yet another purge of pot-related Instagram accounts. The company’s terms of service preclude posting illegal drugs and paraphernalia, and cannabis’ quasi-legality leaves its brands open to attack.
The world’s largest outdoor organic medical cannabis competition The Emerald Cup lost their Instagram, Twitter and Gmail accounts on the same day they planned to announce Damian Marley will perform at their 2016 Cup in December. [Read more at SF Gate]