Miroslav Tomoski

Miroslav Tomoski is a political reporter at Herb. He studied US politics at the University of Windsor and has been reporting as a freelancer since the 2016 election. His work has taken him across 30 states and – in the hopes of making it to all 50 – he is now looking for a good reason to go to Oklahoma.

miroslav@herb.co


There’s an extremely high turnover rate among dispensary employees in Colorado and Washington.

Budtenders in Colorado and Washington have a very high turnover rate

On Tuesday (June 26), Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize medical cannabis.

BREAKING: Oklahoma Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Massachusetts’ recreational market is slated for an underwhelming launch on July 1.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Rhode Island is now, by far, the most expensive place to operate a dispensary in the Northeast.

Rhode Island Hikes Its Annual Dispensary Fee From $5,000 to $250,000

In recent weeks, immigration authorities have separated more than 2,300 migrant children from their families.

U.S. Border Patrol agents take Central American asylum seekers into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The immigrant families were then sent to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation. U.S. border authorities are executing the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy towards undocumented migrants. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Cannabis advocates in Utah wanted to make sure the state didn’t drag their feet on rolling out the market.

Gary Herbert, governor of Utah, speaks during an interview in the Gold Room of the State Capitol building in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. (Photo by Cayve Clifford/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

State-licensed banks would finally allow the cannabis industry access to basic services like loans and checks.

California Considers Licensing Cannabis Banks To Circumvent Federal Restrictions

The state has been working to open its recreational market since voters approved legalization in November 2016.

Mike Dundas, CEO of Sira Naturals, poses for a portrait at the company's facility in Milford, MA on June 19, 2018. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Mayor Bill DeBlasio has ordered the NYPD to stop arresting people for weed, but there’s a ton of exceptions.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio listens to a question

They’re calling on the state to lower the punishment for possession from six months in prison and a $2000 fine to a $100 fine. 

Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas

City leaders want to play a bigger role in nationwide cannabis reform.

Mayor of Denver, Michael Hancock, speaking at a 2016 ribbon cutting ceremony in Denver, CO.

The head of Oklahoma’s DEA is leading a campaign on the dangers of legalization.

DEA agent stands with back to camera, DEA white lettering visible on jacket

Utah cannabis activists have had a tough fight getting medical marijuana on the ballot this fall. Now, opponents argue their measure is too lenient because it lists “pain” as a qualifying condition.

Mormon Church argues chronic pain is too broad to be a qualifying condition for medical marijuana

Will the Federal Right to Try Act allow terminally ill patients to choose medical cannabis? Or will medical marijuana be left behind?

Does the new Right to Try law really allow terminally ill patients to access cannabis

The mayor recently ordered NYPD to stop arresting people for smoking weed, but the DEA doesn’t report to him.

New York's DEA Chief Tells Mayor de Blasio Marijuana Arrests Will Continue

Cannabis reform is slowly but surely happening on the continent.

Canadian Cultivator Aphria Bets On A Future African Cannabis Market

Cannabis reform has reached a tipping point in our nation’s capital and every pro-pot lawmaker matters.

Representative Barbara Lee speaking into a microphone on stage in 2016

The STATES Act would give states the right to self-determine cannabis laws without the looming threat of federal interference.

Donald Trump speaking at a rally

It would prevent federal crackdowns on legal cannabis that remains within state borders.

The Newly Introduced STATES Act Would Finally Protect State Legal Cannabis Industries

Republicans were trying to pass the ballot measure so they could make changes to it.

Michigan Lawmakers Fail To Legalize Weed. Now, It’s Up To Voters This Fall.

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