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The Latest Info: States Revising Billboard Laws

Kerry Yoakum | April 5th, 2021

Numerous States have enacted new billboard laws due to legal challenges or the prospect of litigation. This on-going trend started when Oregon’s billboard law was challenged due to the common distinction between regulating on-premise and off-premise

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Cannabis Ads: What is “Adult Audience?”

Ken Klein | March 2nd, 2021

Connecticut and several other states are exploring legalization of cannabis for adults. The list of public-policy questions includes how to: Allocate store licenses Protect minors Treat past infractions under marijuana prohibition Divvy up the tax revenue,

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OOH Reaches “Main Street” & Around The Corner

Ken Klein | February 24th, 2021

After the attacks of 9/11, 2001, Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, wanted the federal government to communicate with Main Street America. To reach “every corner of the nation,” he

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Who Are New Members of Congress?

Ken Klein | February 2nd, 2021

Who are new members of Congress on the committee important to out of home (OOH) advertising?  Four mayors, eight women, a Marine, and one Waffle House waitress. Seventeen newcomers were assigned to the US House Transporation

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The New President and Out of Home Media

Ken Klein | January 21st, 2021

Supporters and critics of President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden used out of home (OOH) media to communicate with voters. Biden was sworn in January 20; here are connections between the 2020 presidential election/the new

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Other Media Love Out of Home Media

Ken Klein | January 7th, 2021

Ad Age says NBC’s promotion of its show “Mr. Mayor” starring Ted Danson is a “love letter to Los Angeles.” In this case, the “love letter” is billboards and other out of home displays. The network

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Stimulus Update: Help for Small Business

Ken Klein | December 21st, 2020

Congress is set to pass another COVID relief package that will reauthorize and replenish emergency loan and grant programs for small businesses that continue to endure hardship as a result of the pandemic. The relief package

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