by Bridget Hennessey, Vice President, Government Relations at Weedmaps

Every holiday has traditions. Even Halloween. In our house, you can bet on my kids coming up with clever and unusual ideas for costumes (my 10-year old is going as Sophia from “The Golden Girls”) . . but at the very…

A Different Coming Out Story

by Carl Fillichio, Vice President at Weedmaps

I’ve been talking to my older brother Chris a lot more lately…ever since I got a job related to the cannabis industry. Chris is passionate about the subject.

Aside from sharing a surname, we haven’t had much in common of late. The last…

Canadians are okay with cannabis shops in their community. And for good reason.

by Shaun Chapman, Director of Government Relations at Weedmaps

In a few months, the Canadian government will begin a top-to-bottom review of the federal Cannabis Act, the controversial 2018 law that legalized adult-use cannabis. Monday morning quarterbacking…

On this last day of Women’s History Month, a tribute to the IHOP waitress and medical cannabis advocate who changed the world

by Bridget Hennessey, Vice President, Government Relations at Weedmaps

“Remember the ladies . . . “

In a letter dated exactly 245 years ago today, Abigail Adams urged her husband, the future president (attending the second Continental Congress at the time) to “remember the ladies” and keep the consequences of…

2020 was a bad year. Except for cannabis. (Part one of 2)

By Bridget Hennessey, Vice President, Government Relations, Weedmaps

It’s over. Thank goodness.

TIME Magazine dubbed 2020 the “worst year ever.” Some say that’s an understatement. Others cite the Depression years, or anytime between 1969 and 1980 as better examples of worst. Were the seventies really that bad?

2020 was marked…

By Nick Holt, Director of Brand Creative at Weedmaps

Building and maintaining a brand is tough, but building and maintaining a brand in cannabis is even tougher. From the outside, the cannabis industry may look like a shiny new rocket bound for public offerings, nationwide adult-use legalization, and smoking from…

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