Brendan Bures

Brendan Bures is the Culture Editor at The Fresh Toast. He has written for ESPN’s The Undefeated, ATTN:, The Orlando Sentinel, NCAA.com, SBNation, and The Tallahassee Democrat, covering stories as varied as Florida State’s 2013 championship, OutKast’s ATLiens, and the pitfalls of celebrity’s social media.Previously, Brendan worked at Turner Sports as a desk editor for their collegiate sports department and served as Writing and Research Fellow for HRDCVR Magazine. There he spearheaded social media initiatives and led production of the HRDlist, a newsletter featuring diverse and important voices across multimedia channels. His work has also been recognized by the Associated Collegiate Press.

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WATCH: MMA Fighters Have To Get High Before This Tournament

While we know athletes from various sports smoke marijuana, whether using CBD to treat ailments or to reduce pain after a tough match, perhaps nowhere is marijuana usage more prevalent than in MMA.

Kim Kardashian Advocates For More Nonviolent Drug Offenders

When Kim Kardashian West appeared beside Donald Trump in the White House recently, visions of a dystopian future likely ran through the minds of many, with the image of her standing desk-side as some sort of symbol of American submission to celebrity.

Canada May Become The New Leaders In Cannabis Research

With a population of 36 million people, Canada has the potential to become a hotbed for scientific studies related to cannabis.

Texans Urging Republicans To Expand Medical Marijuana Access

With the midterm elections fast approaching, politicians have hit the campaign trail. Many key battles are being waged throughout the country, and we’re seeing cannabis emerge as a significant platform issue.

How Ben Jealous And Dave Chappelle Are Fighting For Weed Legalization

Dave Chappelle’s former bodyguard is now running for Maryland governor and is very serious about legalizing marijuana.

‘Trailer Park Boys’ Go Legit In Canada’s Legal Marijuana Market

After years of failing on the black market, the Trailer Park Boys are setting their get-rich-quick schemes in a different venue — the legal cannabis industry.

Michigan Is Being Childish About Marijuana Labeling And Branding

Among the first states to legalize marijuana, states like Colorado, Oregon, and Washington embrace the plant with open arms.

Here’s How Working At An Office Can Make You Fat

Humans are products of their environment and when the environment is a large office space, that means humans are products of gluttony.

Has Psychedelics Changed Your Life? These Scientists Want To Hear From You

You might react suspiciously to hear an institution wants to talk with you regarding your experience with drugs, but no need to act all paranoid, dude.

Gwyneth Paltrow Welcomes Cannabis Into The Luxury Wellness Space

Though Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop gets chided by snarky bloggers, her lifestyle brand has become a serious player within the health and wellness space.