By CBS NEWS
Super Bowl LIII will be a clash of the coasts, with the. In both Massachusetts and California, the use of medical or recreational marijuana is legal.
Acreage Holdings, a so-called “seed-to-sale” cannabis company, wanted to air an ad about the benefits of medical marijuana during the game, but CBS rejected it.
“They said, ‘We’re not taking advertisements for cannabis.’ I think it was categorical,” said CEO George Allen.
Currently 33 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized medical marijuana. But Marijuana is a banned substance in the NFL.