Marijuana: The Grass Station's "Green Friday" Promotion Goes National

A photo of The Grass Station on Green Friday as shared by CBS4. Additional images and videos below.
A photo of The Grass Station on Green Friday as shared by CBS4. Additional images and videos below.

Last week, we noted that marijuana businesses were embracing Black Friday, with The Grass Station leading the charge via $50 ounces for the first sixteen customers on November 26-28. And while the promotion was presumably aimed at local customers, the whole "Green Friday" concept definitely got national exposure.

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Here's a look at The Grass Station's Black Friday ad, as shared on its Facebook page:

Marijuana: The Grass Station's "Green Friday" Promotion Goes National

Unsurprisingly, the $50 ounce deal is the one that jumped out at the national press, whose reps made Grass Station owner Ryan Fox's phone jingle plenty of times in advance of the sale. CNN shared his comments under this illustration....

Marijuana: The Grass Station's "Green Friday" Promotion Goes National

, with CBS, MSNBC and the Today show checking in.

Ryan Fox on MSNBC.
Ryan Fox on MSNBC.

Meanwhile, local news choppers assigned to find lines of shoppers on Friday couldn't help noticing that The Grass Station had attracted one of its own, as seen in this tweet from Fox31's Will C. Holden:

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From a sheer publicity standpoint, the offer was an enormous success -- but it couldn't have been easy on employees. In response to a note that reads, "Hope you're having fun," a staffer replied with two simple words: "Help. Me."

Look below to see the "Green Friday" stories from CBS, MSNBC and the Today show.

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