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


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

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.

The state must make smokeable marijuana available to patients by June 11.

Smoking Ban

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

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

Experts predict the country won’t come close to being able to supply the new legal market.

Canada Isn’t Licensing Cannabis Cultivation Sites Fast Enough To Meet Demand

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.

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