Chasing Gelato’s Story: The Sherbinski Sitdown

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with the breeder of the world class cannabis strain Gelato for Cannabis Now Magazine’s print edition. The piece has now made its way to the web so I just thought I’d share the true origins here also. Mr. Sherbinski was a pleasure to interview. He’ll be remembered…

Weekly Vlog Kick Off

Hey All! I hope the young summer is treating you well. I’m kicking off a weekly recap of the headlines I find interesting and the stories I’m covering. Here is the first installment! Hope you enjoyed! I’m going to be trying to drop these on Mondays!

Go Check Out My Facebook Page & Summer 2017 Looks Lit

Hi all! I’m posting all the things I’m writing these days to my facebook page. I’ll be posting content from all the different places I’m writing for over there and as always appreciate your support. Also, I’m very excited for the next couple of months. June will see the NorCal Cannabis Cup hit Santa Rosa,…

Happy New Year Champions!

Hope everyone made the best of the tail-end of 2016! I had a great time covering the cannabis industry for some amazing new publications this year including Cannabis Now Magazine, 7×7, Marijuana.com, and The San Francisco Chronicle. What a ride it was watching the battle for cannabis progress unfold over the year, eventually seeing major…

Quick Prop 64 Fact Sheet

Hi all, I probably won’t post much for a few days, catching/following up from a conference weekend can be atrocious. Nevertheless, I really like this basic fact sheet for prop 64 from Chris Conrad and wanted to share. If you have the time, head over to Ballotpedia for the full breakdown and links to all…

I’m Moderating Two Panels At New West Summit This Weekend!

Hope Thursday is treating you fantastic! Tomorrow I’ll moderate my first of two panels at New West Summit. It’ll focus on the social impact of lab testing which can’t be underestimated. Back in the day a big softball argument on the pro-prohibition side was, “We don’t even know what’s in the stuff, chemicals, toxins.” Thanks to labs…

I hunted down the origins of Bruce Banner.

So last month the usually hip Oregon decided to ban about 20 strain names, this set in forth a motion of events that led to me getting the facts on Bruce Banner. I had personally always been a fan of the strain, so when the Cannabis Now editorial squad hit me up to write about…

Following others, LA will look to cash in on CA pot biz

With other California cities looking to jump on the cannabis cash bandwagon, a recent report from L.A. Weekly proves that despite forcing their dispensaries in to a legal gray area LA is ready to make a buck. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson is planning on introducing a motion that will direct city staffers to explore a…