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.
From the outside looking in, college football players suffer the harshest drug testing for marijuana when it comes to the top sports leagues in the country. But the collegiate sport is unlike any other because of which institutions actually hold power when it comes to handing out punishments.
The STATES Act—which stands for Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States—could provide a federal solution to marijuana. Introduced by Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Cory Gardner, the potential bill would allow states to enact and regulate cannabis regulation free from federal overreach.
Dr. Michelle Ross served as a drug researcher for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, but transformed into a medical marijuana advocate after her frustration mounted from the giant gap in education when it came to the endocannabinoid system.
Many Canadians and cannabis activists were enthused last week when Canada officially legalized recreational marijuana on the federal level. But included in that wave of excitement was none other than Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.
By: Brendan Bures
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