The time has finally arrived where you can be a professional journalist and immerse yourself in marijuana culture. Weedmaps.com, which has long been a go-to source for marijuana knowledge bought marijuana.com four years ago. The domain always hosted content, but now that marijuana activism has reached a tipping point and states start to legalize it for recreational and medicinal uses, there are a lot of serious issues to cover. They’re currently looking for a managing editor and accepting freelance pitches.
Kat Smith, Director for Customer Engagement over at Weedmaps, says the move was a long time coming:
We felt that there was a gap in the marketplace for the type of aggregation and information around marijuana. Cannibis Culture and High Times and other mainstream outlets are doing a good job, but we just wanted to make sure that since marijuana.com was so popular that we utilized that space to inform people. We’re very much of the mindset that with the rising tide of legalization, and all the different things that are happening, we make sure we are educating and engaging in dialogue with everyone. People in the marijuana community and legislators, or just people that want to know more about marijuana. That was really the thought behind it so three months ago we went about setting up for a rebrand, so thats what you see and our goal is to be a best in class publication and make it an informative place. Read more