Meet The Fresh Toast Power Duo JJ McKay and Eric Snow

The Fresh Toast's Eric Snow and JJ McKay.

By David Rheins I had the opportunity to sit down with JJ McKay, the founder and publisher of The Fresh Toast and his president, Eric Snow this week.  The two, along with New York-based Editor Kelly Barbieri, have launched a new lifestyle website targeting the “canna curious” — the 85% of America who consume cannabis, Read the full article…

The Fresh Toast Launches In NYC

The Fresh Toast Team

NEW YORK: The Fresh Toast, a new lifestyle/entertainment platform offering a destination for delight, discovery and sides of cannabis and soon to be music & comedy, launched last week in NYC.   The Fresh Toast is redefining the perception of cannabis globally by becoming a daily destination for readers looking for some morning delight……but will also redefine the perception of cannabis globally. Guests Read the full article…

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Launches “Fried Egg 2016″ Campaign

This is your brain on drugs

NEW YORK: The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use, launched a campaign that illustrates the evolution of the drug landscape, including the challenging questions parents get asked by their kids. The new campaign breaks today and features a :30 TV ad and a Read the full article…

Merry Jane To Serve As Executive Producers Of MTV’s New Series “Mary + Jane”

"Cannabis is the new rock n roll."

CALIFORNIA: Pot-driven media platform Merry Jane is the new executive producer of MTV’s new cannabis scripted television show, “Mary + Jane”. “Mary + Jane” was created by executive producers and writers, Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont (“Can’t Hardly Wait”). Entertainment 360′s Guymon Casady (“Game of Thrones”), Marcus Blakely and Jill McElroy serve as executive producers. Snoop Dogg and Ted Chung from Merry Jane serve as executive producers. In addition, Read the full article…

Top Medellin Cartel Drug Pilot Roger Reaves, Releases His Memoir “Smuggler.”

Smuggler book cover

CALIFORNIA: Roger Reaves grew up a poor farm boy who went from making ‘Moonshine’ to becoming one of the most prolific smugglers of the 20th century.  He covered six continents; transporting 20 ton shiploads of hash, tons of cocaine, and completed more than one-hundred sorties across the US. Border with plane loads of marijuana. Read more Read the full article…

Jerrick Media Launches Marijuana Lifestyle Vertical “Potent”

Baked- Cooking With Mary Jean

NEW JERSEY: Jerrick Media, a digital media and technology company focused on the development and marketing of branded digital content and e-commerce properties, announced today the launch of Potent, a new marijuana themed vertical. Potent is a platform exploring the marijuana lifestyle and cannabis culture in an educated and informative fashion. The launch of Jerrick Media’s fourth Read the full article…

Product Review: Zeus Iceborn

Zeus Iceborn

Being a publisher in the pot business has its perks. MJNewsNetwork specializes in covering the business of legal cannabis, including showcasing the emerging leaders in business and commerce.  We are always on the lookout for the the hottest new pot products, and occasionally get the odd product sent to us for review. Such was the case Read the full article…

It’s 4/20 And Songwriter Tim Brickley Thinks of Mary Jane

Keep Calm Its 420

INDIANAPOLIS: It comes once a year, and twice a day. Today is April 20th, or 4/20, the unofficial stoner holiday.  The social media corridors are chock full of cannabis-infused memes. Here are a couple of our favorites to help you celebrate your special day.  

Medical Cannabis Education: The Healing Power of Knowledge Comes To TV

Kerri Accardi started AK Ventures in memory of her Aunt Kathy.

CALIFORNIA - AK Ventures, a social purpose corporation servicing the cannabis industry, has announced its latest media project, ”Medical Cannabis: The Healing Power of Knowledge”, a 30-minute series that the company intends to distribute via the major television broadcast networks like CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox. According to company founder Kerri Accardi, the show is intended to inform and educate Read the full article…

Drug Traffickers Secretly Shipping Mass Quantities Of Weed Out Of Colorado

These cases and others confirm a longstanding fear of marijuana opponents that the state's much-watched experiment in legal pot would invite more illegal trafficking to other states where the drug is still strictly forbidden.

COLORADO: Seeking a safe haven in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state’s sanctioned pot warehouses and farms, then covertly shipping it elsewhere and pocketing millions of dollars from the sale, according to law enforcement officials and court records consulted by The Associated Press. In one case, the owner of Read the full article…