The balance to strike is managing storytelling angles that cater to a new generation and a new culture. One that is not of excess, like the dotcom bubble, but one that focuses on clean-living, is passionate about social issues, and busts stereotypes. Marketing for cannabis should also have an eye toward differentiation. Many dotcom brands were in similar market spaces, and it was often difficult to tell which online pet or office supply site was better or worse than another.

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