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According to Eligibility to participate in AdSense one needs to own a website for at least six month before he can use the AdSense service by Google. In some people's experience the same does not apply to blogs (especially blogger).

So in order to test the process I performed a small experiment. I created a blog with a single post that contained some random IT related jokes taken from the internet and within 4 5 hours applied for an AdSense account through blogger. As expected I received a mail from Google on the same day saying that your account could not be activated. I was expecting them to say something like "your blog should be at least 6 month old" or "No original content found" but the reply was shocking. Here's the screenshot of the received mail.

The very first reason that they gave was that the site promotes illicit drugs, prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia, sales of hard alcohol, tobacco, or tobacco-related products. The second reason- insufficient content is a valid one but I wonder what could be the reason behind this this kind of weird reasoning?

This is not the complete screenshot the rest of the email discussed that there was not enough content and had links to Google's policies.

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Your post contains the word "beer", but that can hardly be classified as hard alcohol… –  slhck May 23 '13 at 19:17
    
Reply to email and ask Google? They likely simply selected the wrong option. How are we suppose to know the reason? –  Ramhound May 23 '13 at 19:37
    
Like I said, this was a test blog and I was just curious about the verification process –  Shurmajee May 23 '13 at 19:44

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