October 2021

Top Legal Cannabis Advertising Agencies

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What advertising is best for your business? There’s paid search advertising in search engines; social media advertising across Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter; display advertising; remarketing – the list goes on, and that’s just for online advertising. Traditional advertising such as print, radio, and TV ads, as well as out of home advertising on billboards, buses, and benches each come with unique benefits. So, if you believe advertising can help you meet key business metrics and boost your revenue, consider hiring an advertising agency to help you identify the best types of ads and ad mediums for your business. An advertising firm will ask about business goals, brand message, and the products and services you’re marketing. From there, the ad agency will put together a plan for you to review, approve, and test.

Check out some of the best Legal Cannabis advertising firms near you. As you create your shortlist, we recommend reviewing work portfolios to see if a company's style matches yours; reading client reviews to understand strengths and opportunities; and looking at a company's service focus to gauge expertise and work experience. We compiled all this data for you, so get started finding a Legal Cannabis advertising agency & ad firm today!

List of the Best Legal Cannabis Ad Agencies

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like the Royal Bank of Canada, but Giants & Gentlemen is an advertising and digital strategy agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Toronto-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Giants & Gentlemen helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Beaverbrook Communities. Giants & Gentlemen helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Advertising
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 30% Other
    Agency Reel

    Agency Reel

    We are a full-service, strategy & creative advertising agency offering stand-outideas and zero attitude. As entrepreneurs, we bring a grow or die philosophy to help brands tower like giants, while always acting like...
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    CIRA Case Study

    CIRA Case Study

    Case study for CIRA
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    Fisherman's Friend - Suck It Up

    Fisherman's Friend - Suck It Up

    What ever happened to those tough people throughout the ages? The people that wouldn’t let the common cold or sniffle stop them from living their life? Fisherman’s Friend reminds us that despite our whiny nature...
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    AWHL - Domestic Abuse Exposed

    AWHL - Domestic Abuse Exposed

    Many people don’t realize how rampant domestic abuse is in Canada. On any given night, 3,491 women sleep in shelters because it isn’t safe at home. Even more shocking is that every six days a woman is killed by her...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like NetGear, but Theory SF is a branding agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This San Francisco-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Theory SF helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Riverbed Technology. Theory SF helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Advertising
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Other
    New brand in the extended auto...

    New brand in the extended auto...

    We named and developed the brand and creative for this beautiful new brand in the extended auto warranty category. Keep your eyes peeled for the launch.
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    New brand for tech startup

    New brand for tech startup

    We developed a new brand for a revolutionary internet platform built for content creators. The USP? By using Holonis, your content will be found.
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    Outdoor Billboards

    Outdoor Billboards

    Our outdoor boards build awareness of the activities and unmatched beauty of the area
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    How to Mendo Videos

    How to Mendo Videos

    We developed an integrated set of 10 videos that teach our guests How to Mendocino. Our on camera talent is an up and coming stand up comic mom that really struck a chord with our audiences. 
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Strike 2 clients include Brightfield Group, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Strike 2 was founded on forward-thinking principles in Chicago.

    When Bartesian needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Strike 2. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 34% Advertising
    • 33% Branding
    • 33% Marketing Strategy
    America's Best Beverage Social...

    America's Best Beverage Social...

    America’s Best Beverage Company had a storied history of providing white label coffee and tea for some of the country’s best known brands. But now it was time to create a few of their own. ​ We helped them position...
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    Website and Branding for Ronin...

    Website and Branding for Ronin...

    An up-and-coming firm in the Private Equity space, Ronin came to us just weeks away from closing a deal that would land them in publications across the industry. Anticipating an influx of digital traffic, their website...
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    G2 Launch

    G2 Launch

    Gatorade needed something to counter the huge success of new competitor, Vitaminwater, and they were counting on the launch of G2 to do it. This campaign resulted in the year's most successful new product launch...
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    Sprint Social Campaign

    Sprint Social Campaign

    Created a social campaign for Sprint, helping them highlight their service in a stylish and humor-centric way that appealed to consumers. https://www.strike-2.com/kevinlove
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Alpharetta, GA

    What do Ford and SodaStream have in common? They’ve both turned to Franchise Marketing Systems for branding expertise. This Georgia based agency was founded in 2009 and has already made major waves with branding for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Avendelle Assisted Living launched a platform targeting new tenants, Franchise Marketing Systems analyzed the entirety of their content to refine their brand story, create key visuals and design a system that would bring together all elements of the Avendelle brand. The campaign was a huge success and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Business Consulting
    • 30% Direct Marketing
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
    Magic Bubbles Pressure Washing...

    Magic Bubbles Pressure Washing...

    Magic Bubbles Pressure Washing franchise is a service franchise system that was developed with Franchise Marketing Systems in 2015.  The system expanded to almost 20 units primarily in the Southeastern U.S.  Today...
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    Avendelle Assisted Living...

    Avendelle Assisted Living...

    Avendelle Assisted Living Franchise is the leader in residential property senior facility development for small to mid-sized homes.  Avendelle specializes in creating cozy and resident-centric facilities which are...
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    Project with Ford

    Project with Ford

    Project with SodaStream

    Project with SodaStream

  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Calabasas, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes brands around the world, Alchemyleads Search Marketing empowers brands with pay per click marketing. Founded on design-first principles, this Calabasas, California-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Alchemyleads Search Marketing’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected brands. Alchemyleads Search Marketing helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 50% Search Engine Optimization
    • 25% Content Marketing
    • 10% Advertising
    • 15% Other
    Technical SEO Work for eCom...

    Technical SEO Work for eCom...

    Technical SEO Work for eCom Logistics Company - Ranking for 'ecommerce' We have been building links from October 2019 to present day and have seen traffic from under 3,000 visits per month, to over 10,0000 per month. Here...
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    Content Marketing for Local...

    Content Marketing for Local...

    "Sean and alchemy leads create amazing and engaging content meant to interest human beings and not google bots.     Their philosophy is focused on developing brand authority & cultivating customer loyalty...
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    SEO + PPC Services

    SEO + PPC Services

    "Shawn is the MAN. I have used many other companies to manage my PPC/SEO and no one does it like this company. They always send detailed reports and collaborate weekly to make sure the keywords we are using are current...
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    AlchemyLeads Search Engine...

    AlchemyLeads Search Engine...

    AlchemyLeads Search Engine Marketing | Good SEO Starts HERE. Search Engine Optimization Explainer Video: alchemyleads.com/call facebook.com/alchemyleads/ twitter.com/alchemyleads/ instagram.com/alchemyleads/ youtube...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Boston, MA

    Cybba delivers efficient and bespoke marketing solutions to clients from all over the world with a wide range of services available. These services include advertising, marketing strategy, and email marketing assistance. They work primarily to small and mid-market firms in the fields of education, financial services, and hospitality.

    As an example of their work, Cybba was once hired by Nike to deliver solutions for website abandonment. Cybba also helped to increase the client's online sales through customized messaging that showed intent to customers.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Conversion Optimization
    • 20% E-Commerce Development
    • 40% Other
    adidas Group

    adidas Group

    Goals: As one of the global leaders in sporting goods, adidas Group partnered with Cybba to address the following: • Website Abandonment  • Increase Online Sales Results: Utilizing Cybba’s onsite engagement...
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    365 Tickets USA

    365 Tickets USA

    Goals: Cybba analyzed the 365 Tickets USA site and found that their cart pages had the highest rate of abandonment. Cybba created a strategy that addressed the following: • Re-engage visitors at the point of website...
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    Luxair

    Luxair

    Goals: In an effort to streamline its e-commerce platform, Luxair partnered with Cybba to utilize our marketing and advertising technology to achieve the following: • Recover Abandoned Revenue • Increase...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    DFFRNTWRLD® specializes in lifestyle branding and offers solutions for brands that are plant-based, ethical, and eco-friendly. They are experts in advertising, branding, and marketing strategy for both small firms and mid-market businesses.

    One of DFFRNTWRLD®’s projects involved working with CAVALHEIRO. DFFRNTWRLD® provided brand identity services and designed their website. The entire project was completed in only 30 days.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Branding
    • 70% Other
    Creative Consulting for...

    Creative Consulting for...

    Brand Strategy, Creative Consulting
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    The Waterhole Community Juice Bar...

    The Waterhole Community Juice Bar...

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Packaging Design, Web, Merch/Apparel Design, Interior Design
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    Siguri International Branding

    Siguri International Branding

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Web
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    Eat For Beauty Brand Identity

    Eat For Beauty Brand Identity

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity Design, Merchandise/Apparel Design
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, FUSE has provided marketing strategy work for clients around the world. Based in Canada, FUSE brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When their enterprise client was just a new brand looking to make an impact, FUSE created not only their recognizable marketing but the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by FUSE designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 20% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 40% Other
    FUSE Create

    FUSE Create

    Introducing FUSE Create #TurnHeads
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    FUSE Create 2020 Work

    FUSE Create 2020 Work

    A quick snapshot of our work that works. 
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Many enterprise clients count Quickstrike Studios as their dependable media planning & buying experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Los Angeles-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Quickstrike Studios client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Quickstrike Studios has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Media Planning & Buying
    • 15% Advertising
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 50% Other
    Cannabis Reel - Green Take Media

    Cannabis Reel - Green Take Media

    We’ve partnered with a media production company in the cannabis industry to help with their brands vision, structure, marketing efforts, etc.
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    Universal Smiles Project - Logo

    Universal Smiles Project - Logo

    We helped Universal Smiles Project every step of the way. From the developing stages of their website to running programmatic media. Quickstrike Studios also created this logo for Universal Smiles Project.
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    Elume Films is a marketing-oriented video production studio that produces ads and commercials for TV and social media. They specialize in social media marketing and advertising as well, and offer their services to clients ranging from small companies to large corporations in almost every industry, creating videos such as explainers, corporate videos, and documentaries.

    One of Elume Films’ projects was the production of a commercial for That’s It Probiotic Bars. The commercial featured animations that fully showcased the product and its features such as health benefits and ingredients.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Social Media Marketing
    • 30% Advertising
    • 30% Video Production
    Thats it | Probiotic Bars

    Thats it | Probiotic Bars

    Animation + Video Production for That's it! Probiotic Bars
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    Vaseline Jelly | Beauty Hacks

    Vaseline Jelly | Beauty Hacks

    Video Production + Post Production for vaseline
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    SuperCare Health | SuperKids

    SuperCare Health | SuperKids

    Video Production + Post Production for supercare health
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    WayCare

    WayCare

    Video Production + post production for waycare
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Baltimore, MD

    Unconquered clients include 2U, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to video content and photography for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Unconquered was founded on forward-thinking principles in Baltimore.

    When Adobe needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Unconquered. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Video Production
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 25% Other
    2021 Agency Reel

    2021 Agency Reel

    Unconquered is a remote creative agency building brand equity through meaningful storytelling. We challenge our partners to be courageously curious through practical strategy and a community-first approach. We're proud to...
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    Come As You Are With Lilly King

    Come As You Are With Lilly King

    Crocs endorsed Lilly King, 2-time gold medalist, World Champion, and women’s world and American record holder for the brand’s latest Come As You Are campaign. Crocs wanted to create a 4-part branded content...
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    We're Ready

    We're Ready

    In an effort to help support the Baltimore community through the economic challenges presented by COVID-19, Visit Baltimore invested in a marketing campaign to attract visitors to the city through a campaign that...
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    #WatchUs

    #WatchUs

    A historically men’s-focused, multi-sport subsidiary brand of New Balance, Brine, rebranded to be exclusively for women. Our team conducted qualitative consumer research & developed an omnichannel campaign across...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    Freelancer
    LOCATION:
    Denver, CO

    C. Change Consulting counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Denver-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted public relations work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand that found itself in need of public relations. C. Change Consulting helped them revitalize their existing strategy to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    • 25% Public Relations
    • 20% Branding
    • 30% Other
    New Business Marketing &...

    New Business Marketing &...

    Market research, competitor analysis, persona development, annual marketing and communications plan and budget.
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    Message Strategy & Vocabulary...

    Message Strategy & Vocabulary...

    Revisiting stakeholder communications
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    ServiceSource B2B consulting...

    ServiceSource B2B consulting...

    Content marketing planning, measurement, and execution.
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    Arapahoe County

    Arapahoe County

    Public relations for the Arapahoe County Fair - media relations, influencer marketing, social media, content marketing, branded content, and community partnerships.
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