Am J Public Health volume 108, issue 1, P120-127 2018 DOI: 10.2105/ajph.2017.304136 View full text
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Steven C. Fiala, Julia A. Dilley, Caislin L. Firth, Julie E. Maher

Abstract: Most adults reported exposure to marijuana advertising following the start of retail marijuana sales in Oregon. People who do not use marijuana and those aged 18 to 24 years were as exposed to advertising as other groups. Public Health Implications. Advertising restrictions may be needed to protect youths and young adults from pro-use messages. Commercial free speech afforded by the First Amendment makes advertising restrictions challenging, but public policy experts note that restrictions aimed at protecting …

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