Good fortune recently accompanied hard work at the Oregon-based marijuana and technology company Briteside. A video parody of a pharmaceutical commercial, advertising the drug cannabis with side effects of “euphoria and uncontrollable giggling,” was viewed 400,000 times in its first 72 hours on the web. Read full article here
Near Phoenix, Dr. Sue Sisley is now running the first FDA-approved clinical trial of its kind to see whether marijuana is effective in treating PTSD. Read the full story here.
“Briteside offers an extensive menu of strains and products to meet your needs,” the narrator says. “Choose the experience you want, and we’ll send you the dankest herb. The real sticky icky… If you like what we send you, keep the whole jar. We’ll even include some nugs for you to blaze.” Read full article here
By the time most pharmaceutical commercials wrap up all their legalese about a medication’s adverse effects, you find yourself wondering why anyone would want it. That’s not the case with this spot from Briteside. It’s immediately clear what kind of relief this product offers: Whether you’re a stressed-out mom or an uninspired artist with arthritis—that’s one very specific demographic there—Briteside provides just the chill you lack. Relentless optimism guaranteed. Read the full article here.
Anyone with a cable TV subscription can relate to the onslaught of prescription drug commercials, and the laughable formula they all use in order to push you to inquire about them with your doctor. The commercials are messed up on so many levels, but to truly grasp their absurdity, a parody is necessary. Read the full article here.
You may have heard this on TV before: “Ask your doctor if _______ is right for you.” Now here’s a cannabis twist. Oregon start-up Briteside enlisted a Los Angeles advertising agency to create some digital marketing for its new delivery service, which serves various dispensaries and provides their customers a means to order and have cannabis products delivered directly to their home. Read the full article here.
If there’s one thing America’s multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical industry is good at, it’s making their deadly products seem harmless. After all, nothing says addictive sleeping pills like a heart-shaped box full of puppies, right? But if you watch more closely, you’ve probably noticed that the calm woman with her sarong flowing in the breeze is not actually experiencing the drowsiness, diarrhea, headaches, nausea, or even possibly fatal side effects that the fast-talking narrator is describing. Read the full article here.
A new digital ad, launching today, introduces Briteside, a startup in Oregon that delivers weed in as little as 90 minutes to residents of Portland, Bend and Ashland (there’s an in-store pickup option, too). It also offers an ongoing service called Discovery Box that adds an extra personalized goodie to regular shipments. Read full article here
Watch the video above. Seriously. Don’t worry, the article will still be here while you watch. All done? Ok, good. Welcome back. See if you can refrain from saying, “You know who I am?” “You’re the wizard!” today. Let’s face it: You probably can’t. Read the full story here.
Advertisements from big pharmaceutical companies tend to be formulaic. They usually feature a soothing woman’s voiceover, footage of over-the-top fake joy, and innuendo of old people getting it on. This is why so often they’re ripe for parody by writers on SNL and the like. (Just watch the “Swiftamine” segment, a vertigo medicine for adults who tragically learn they love Taylor Swift.) Read the full article here.
After stressing over her bills, she stares out a window until she finds the solution to all of her problems: weed. Read the full story here.
If you have cable and a pulse, you're familiar with pharmaceutical ads. You know the type: an actor conveys pain and discomfort - until a miracle drug allows them to enjoy life. Then a long list of increasingly dire side effects is read out while our hero enjoys yoga, or horseback riding, or something of that ilk. Read the full article here.
Even if you’re at work and not currently high, there’s a good chance you’re going to have a laugh while watching this new commercial from Briteside, an Oregon-based marijuana delivery service. Read the full story here.
Briteside has opened sign-ups for the recurring cannabis delivery service, Discovery Box, and has launched Shop Now for same-day cannabis delivery and in-store pickup for medical and recreational consumers. Read the full article here.
Briteside has chosen to parody advertisements for drugs. Read the full story here. (In French)
Oregon-based marijuana delivery company Briteside has just what the doctor ordered: “an extensive menu of strains and products to meet your needs.” Peep this hilarious vid modeling itself after a pharmaceutical ad. Read the full story here.
Briteside’s ad starts off like a regular medication advert, showing a woman who’s a little overwhelmed by life (we feel you). ‘Sometimes you need to stop worrying and take a deep breath,’ says the voiceover lady. ‘Sometimes, you need cannabis.’ Read the full article here.
In the recent ad for Oregon-based company Briteside, the woman staring out the window is promised a different type of "prescription." Cannabis. Read the full story here.
The first great drug commercial? At least the first one to use “sticky icky” and “musical dopeness.” Approved. Read the full story here.
You're telling us none of the side effects are "this might kill you"? Read the full story here.
Are you familiar with TV drug advertisements? Of course you are – they’re those super annoying ads that pop up during just about every commercial break and feature fun scenes of people living completely normal lives with something like foot bunions, but only thanks to some crazy drug that causes heart palpitations, explosive diarrhea, hair loss and other side effects that usually outweigh the benefits. Read the full story here.
Borrowing from the typical pharmaceutical company commercial framework, Briteside recently released a genius television ad that intends to help normalize marijuana. Read the full story here.
Poking fun at prescription drug ads, cannabis delivery company Briteside unleashed this hilarious spoof that will make you dream up some symptoms of your own. Read the full story here.
Cannabis is of course much safer than pharmaceutical drugs, and it turns out that cannabis advertising is also much more clever than pharmaceutical advertising. Read the full story here.
Do you suffer from overwhelming stress? Are you sick of relying on pharmaceutical drugs which seem to create more symptoms than they cure? If so, it may be time you try cannabis. Read the full story here.
Briteside lists side effects such as "uncontrollable giggles, euphoria, increased appetite and elevated sensitivity to musical dopeness." Read the full story here.
Briteside's Discovery Box is a recurring service that delivers multiple preferred cannabis products with one Discovery item, encouraging product discovery. Read the full story here.
The company decided to produce an SNL-style parody video that largely mocks the lame commercials most prescription drug companies pump out on a near-daily basis. Read the full story here.
If cannabis use was legal in this country this is the kind of advert that you might be seeing on TV. Read the full story here.
The advertisement is real – as it explicitly points out – for a genuine cannabis delivery service in Oregon, USA, where consumption of cannabis is legal. But at the same time, it is also a clever-witted, accurate parody of pharmaceutical drug advertisements. Read the full story here.
There’s a new cannabis video spoof making its way around the internet. If you haven’t had a chance to see it yet, or just didn’t have the time to click on it before, let me give you a gentle nudge in that direction. Read the full story here.
Nancy Sajben, MD, forwarded this very well made ad for an Oregon delivery service, satirizing the drug-company commercials that forever emanate from our screens… Every touch —from the soccer mom opening sequence to the rapid-fire listing of side effects at the end— is just right! Read the full story here.
Briteside’s e-commerce platform allows a partnering dispensary to take its business online and showcase its available product selection for consumers to review and order via the Briteside website. Read the full story here.
The ad is a way of Briteside introducing the Discovery Box, which is a subscription service that sends customers boxes of weed right to their door. The commercial is absolutely brilliant and you can check it out below. Read the full story here.
It’s difficult to advertise for marijuana companies, but doing a parody helps them stay within the written law. Briteside is only a year old, but it’s expanding quickly. Read the full story here.
Cannabis online marketplace Briteside last week posted a highly produced parody of the typically bright and cheery pharmaceutical ad – only this ad is for prescription cannabis. Red the full story here.
Teaming with Sandwich Video, Briteside created this SNL-style parody video, which depicts two stressed-out adults finally getting the help they need—courtesy of some green. Rea the full story here.
Medicinal marijuana is gaining popularity throughout the U.S, with more than half of all the states now allowing prescribed use of the drug. Read the full article here.
Cannabis delivery services are seen by many to be the future of marijuana. Even Budweiser beer’s former chief marketing officer, Chris Burggraeve, recently launched his own marijuana delivery company that’s supposed to emulate Amazon. Read the full story here.
As more states legalize cannabis in 2018, Oregon’s experience with home delivery will no doubt provide a valuable guide. In fact, if you are lucky, you may soon be enjoying commercials like this one. Read the full article here.
This parody of a US drug commercial by Oregon-based cannabis and technology company Briteside made us laugh. Read the full article here.
Marijuana was one of mankind’s earliest crops, dating back 12,000 years to areas in what are now Mongolia and southern Siberia. In the interim, drinking has become legal for adults in the U.S., while smoking or possessing grass continues to be illegal altogether in 21 U.S. states, and according to Federal law. Read the full article here.
The service allows for individual orders or a Discovery Box, which is a recurring delivery service that introduces customers to new menu items. The ad even includes the rapid-fire listing of side effects — which could include euphoria, increased appetite and uncontrollable giggles. “Ask your doctor if cannabis is right for you. It probably is.” Read the full article.
Needing a clever way to gain a bit of attention, an Oregon-based startup that provides the means for their customers to order and have cannabis products delivered directly to their home decided to have a laugh. They enlisted a Los Angeles advertising agency known for its work with Facebook etc to cook up something, well, tasty. Read the full article here.
I had no idea what Briteside was before last week–but now I’m very aware of the brand. Them or their marketing team delivered just an absolutely FLAWLESS satire of Viagra/Cialis/Pharmaceutical type commercials. Read the full story here.