This Cannabis Company Made A Hilarious Parody of Big Pharma Drug Ads

If you have cable and a pulse, you're familiar with pharmaceutical ads. You know the type: an actor conveys pain and discomfort - until a miracle drug allows them to enjoy life. Then a long list of increasingly dire side effects is read out while our hero enjoys yoga, or horseback riding, or something of that ilk.

The minds behind cannabis delivery service Briteside have definitely seen their fair share of drug ads, and they've made a brilliant parody to advertise their service. Big Pharma stands to lose $4 billion a year if medical marijuana is legalized across the US - here's hoping we see more cannabis ads like this during commercial breaks. 

Check it out above. 

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Before Nikki Furrer was a cannabis writer and professional, she had another dream job: owning an independent bookstore. While she says her business venture as a bookseller was ultimately untenable, it did open her eyes to how much she enjoys “matching the reader to the exact book they’re craving.” This zest for matchmaking is evident in her book 'A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis.' As the title suggests, 'A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis' is for women who are curious about cannabis. A more appropriate title, however, might have been a 'A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabis.' Though Furrer touches on applications for the plant that are specific to women—relief of menstrual pain or beauty (though her belief that cannabis is a beauty product because it makes you appear more well-rested seems relevant to both men and women—much of the information in the book is relevant to anyone who is totally inexperienced with cannabis, apprehensive about trying it and needs a run down of the basics.

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