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Surprising censorship: Instagram deleted the Cannabis tag from the app

# Prostitution, # drugs, or # nissagai are allowed tags in the instagram app, but # cannabis is no longer after facebook's leaders, instagram, have decided to delete it and block any access to it.

# Prostitution Yes, no Cannabis: Instagram, the social platform most identified with the tag culture, has decided to unilaterally remove the Cannabis label.

The change took place a few weeks ago and since then Cannabis Magazine has been unsuccessfully trying to get any answer or explanation for the decision from Facebook, Instagram.

Instagram blocked the Cannabis tag

Until it was blocked, the tag included Cannabis (Here) Tens of thousands of images and references in the app, and now you only see an error message: "Page not available".

On the other hand, it turns out that far more extreme tags have not been blocked, such as # drugs, # prostitution or # nysagai, available to anyone.

It should be noted that other tags include the word 'cannabis' as usual, for example # cannabisopause, # cannabis magazine or any other combination of the word cannabis with another word.

In addition, the Cannabis of Instagram was blocked only in Hebrew, since the #cannabis tag in English continues to be active as usual.

This sanction by Facebook Corporation against Cannabis is not the first of course and in recent months Assisted The network will be used to transfer personal information of Israeli surfers to the police.

Also the network She censored A few months ago, the High Court of Justice, the historic cannabis campaign, is expected to lead to a lawsuit against it.

Last year even published Facebook New procedures In which it prohibits users of the social network from admitting cannabis consumption, although this procedure is not enforced as far as is known.

No response was received from Facebook Israel.

Cannabis fines

(Starting with 1 in April 2019)

Based on a figure revealed by Minister Erdan. Police refuse to reveal official figureDetails here)

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