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


Weed has been legal in Colorado since 2012, but there’s hardly anywhere to legally consume it.

Governor John Hickenlooper talks about social consumption of cannabis

After a contentious battle, Utah’s medical marijuana initiative has finally been approved to go before voters.

Utah’s Governor Gary Herbert

He became one of the first medical cannabis patients in the country after his father, Jerry Apodaca, signed the first medical cannabis law in 1978.

close up of Jeff Apodaca in a living room

This could be the beginning of a nationwide trend.

Truck full of grapes to make wine

The home of the Durban Poison cannabis strain is about to be the birthplace of Africa’s first medical cannabis dispensary.

a man smokes marijuana during a marijuana march. Africa’s first medical marijuana dispensary is about to open in South Africa.

According to the DEA, CBD is still federally prohibited whether it comes from hemp or the marijuana plant.

DEA agent speaking on phone

Florida is one of several states that has legalized medical marijuana but banned smoking it.

Floridian Medical Marijuana Irvin Rosenfeld smoke a joint on the steps of the Florida capitol building

The Southern Glazer’s deal is just the latest sign that big alcohol is looking to break into cannabis.

Man working in a marijuana grow-op (Americas largest liquor distributor, Southern Glazer's, just entered the Canadian weed market)

It turns out that legal substances are far more harmful to the population than illegal ones.

Beer bottle and a hand holding a cigarette. A new review of global substance use data has shown that alcohol and tobacco are far more harmful than cannabis.

Dyer released a video publicly supporting cannabis legalization and criticizing the anti-marijuana stances of his opponents. Shortly after, he was fired.

Noah Dyer speaking with reporters

Alison Hartson supports nationwide cannabis legalization and the decriminalization of all drugs. She has a compelling political platform. So why has Hartson been ignored?

Alison Hartson speaking at the march for our lives

While cannabis sales are legal in Oregon, overproduction led US Attorney Billy Williams to state that federal marijuana prohibition will still be enforced.

Billy Williams the US Attorney for the District of Oregon speaks during a press conference

The incident follows a series of recent synthetic cannabis hospitalizations in Chicago.

A passed out man lies on a sidewalk in an area which has witnessed an explosion in the use of K2 or 'Spice', a synthetic marijuana drug

The ‘Right To Try’ bill will legalize medications considered life-saving that have yet to go through the entire FDA-approval process.

Trump smiling about the Bill Right To Try

As legalization spreads, employers are talking about whether cannabis use should continue to play a role in the hiring process.

A Growing Number Of Businesses Drop Drug Testing For Cannabis

The state has a surplus of flower and the demand for hemp-based CBD is increasing nationwide.

Man reaching for a hemp plant drying from the ceiling

It’s the first state-run research program of its kind and it could provide much-needed answers about the medical potential of cannabis.

An Israeli man works on marijuana saplings at the Tikum Olam greenhouse just outside of Safed, Israel. The acclaimed greenhouse has been cultivating flower for cannabis research. (Photo by Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

If Democrats win the midterm elections, Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer believes big things will happen for cannabis legalization efforts.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (pictured in his office) predicts recreational marijuana and medical cannabis will be legalized in four years.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is changing the way New York City law enforcement thinks about cannabis.

Manhattan's District Attorney will no longer prosecute low level cannabis crimes

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to make the failed War on Drugs a priority, but it’s not panning out that way.

Canada's Legalization Plan Fails To Address Amnesty For Cannabis Crimes

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