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The gray area of telehealth’s weight loss ads


Companies including Ro and Calibrate have capitalized on new weight loss drugs by launching telehealth services dedicated to prescribing Wegovy and Ozempic. In Ro’s case, the company has launched with prominent subway ads that feature close-up pictures of people injecting themselves and simple pitches like “Wegovy to lose weight.”

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