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Was There A Cannabis Commercial Aired During The 2022 NBA Finals?

The New York State Office of Cannabis Management, which oversees New York State’s cannabis industry, aired a taxpayer-funded ad during game 1 of the NBA Finals that slams the historically racist enforcement of cannabis prohibition while highlighting equity-focused legalization. It’s part of a public awareness push leading up to the launch of the state’s adult-use industry. Below is an embedded tweet that also includes the video that was aired during the NBA Finals: