Marlboro marijuana cigarettes? phillip morris ‘marlboro m’ colorado article satire goes viral; not real

An article saying Philip Morris has introduced Marlboro M cigarettes filled with marijuana is from a satire news site, but it appears many believed it was real.

The article, published on satire news site Abril Uno, has 1.3 million likes on Facebook.

Phillip Morris, the world s biggest cigarette producer, announced today that they will join the marijuana legalization bandwagon and start producing marijuana cigarettes. Marketed under the brand Marlboro M , the cigarettes will be made available for sale through marijuana licensed outlets in the state of Colorado, and the state of Washington when it becomes commercially legal there later this year, the article reads.

It added that the company have begun contacting former drug lords in Mexico and Paraguay.

But at the bottom of the website, it indicates that it s satire.

The disclaimer reads, Abril Uno (April One, or April Fools in English) is a satire, parody and spoof web publication. Abril Uno uses invented names in all its stories, except in cases where public figures or companies are being satirized, parodied or spoofed. Any resemblance to the truth, actual events, actual persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental and is intended purely as a satire, parody or spoof. All articles contained herein are fiction («fake»), untrue, and for entertainment only.

A good number of people believed it, but many also pointed out that it s satire.

It’s already treated with chemicals you dummies, just because the cigarette companies are getting involved doesn’t mean that they are going to treat it with more chemicals! You pothead are really dumb now, I can’t imagine how stupid y’all will be when they legalize it everywhere, one commenter said in the website s comments section.

Added another, Only problem is is it just Marijuana or is is a mix of all the crap that is in normal cigs. I dont spoke at all, but if anyone reads i would recommend just getting your marijuana from some were else not a Cigarette company. They are gonna make the non addicting drug, the most addicting.

Despite the website’s claims that it publishes satire, some thought the article simply wasn’t funny or clever.

«1. This story is obviously a spoof. 2. It is amazingly unfunny. All of the Onion wanna bes should just stop it,» said one commenter.

Marlboro m? philip morris marlboro marijuana cigarettes ‘report’ is a hoax

An article titled Phillip Morris Introduces Marlboro Marijuana Cigarettes is from a satirical news website, but that didn t prevent numerous people from sharing it on Facebook as if it were a real thing.

Norcik added that they have begun contacting former drug lords in Mexico and Paraguay, currently the largest marijuana producing countries in the world, for the possibility of setting up a distribution ring across the North and South American continents, to streamline the supply lines, the article reads, while also spelling «Philip Morris» incorrectly.

On the bottom of the article from the website Abril Uno it reads fake news, fictional news as well as satire, spoof.

Abril Uno. All rights reserved. Abril Uno (April One, or April Fools in English) is a satire, parody and spoof web publication. Abril Uno uses invented names in all its stories, except in cases where public figures or companies are being satirized, parodied or spoofed. Any resemblance to the truth, actual events, actual persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental and is intended purely as a satire, parody or spoof, reads a disclaimer at the bottom of the site.

There s other satirical pieces including «Bin Laden s Lair Now a Tourist Attraction, even though the slain al Qaeda leader s home was destroyed years ago, and Facebook Discontinues Fan Pages Users Will Soon Pay to See Friends Posts, which isn t true.

But a large number of people thought the marijuana article was real.

This story is so ignorant it hurts!!! I was quit interested until I got to the part where it told about Phillip Morris being in contact with former drug lords for a possible distribution ring&#8230 .OMG!!! said one commenter.

Added another, Damn I called this in 01&#8242 .

Several weeks ago, a satire site called the Daily Currant posted an article about marijuana in Colorado killing several dozen people, which many people shared and tweeted, getting more than 1.5 million «likes» on Facebook.


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