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.

Author’s recent posts:

Joe Rogan Gets Heated With Ted Nugent Over Marijuana Usage

To label Ted Nugent’s political opinions as “controversial” would be underselling the point. He is,...

Neuroscientists Claims ‘Vitamin Weed’ Slows Aging Process

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.

State Democrats Turning Cannabis Legalization Into Party Platform

Recently, state chapters of national political parties have used marijuana to advance their agenda by making marijuana legalization as part of their party platform.

Minneapolis Mayor Wants In On Marijuana Legalization

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.

You’ll Need To Be Social Media Famous To Snap Selfies At This LA Mural

A Los Angeles mural requires anyone who wants to snap selfies to be a certified social media influencer.

Federal Marijuana Banking Measure Blocked By Senate Committee

Marijuana businesses waiting to deposit their cash in the bank will have to continue waiting,...

Japanese Lawmakers Discover Marijuana Growing Outside Their Offices

Just picture the reaction when a crop of marijuana was found growing in Nagatacho, the Japanese equivalent of America’s Capitol Hill.

David Lynch: Donald Trump Could Be ‘One Of Our Greatest Presidents’

David Lynch doesn’t think like the rest of us. If you’ve watched “Twin Peaks” or...

Is Oregon’s Cannabis Black Market Problem Getting Out Of Hand?

If you purchase cannabis illegally on the black market and live in a state near Oregon, you could still be buying marijuana from Oregon dispensaries.

Japan: Marijuana Users Surpass Paint Huffers For The First Time

If you need a startling example of marijuana’s taboo cultural standing in Japan, look no further.