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Nushin Rashidian

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Co-Founder and CEO — Cannabis Wire

Co-founder of cannabis news org @CannabisWire & author @ANewLeafBook | Research fellow @TowCenter 🔎 how social media & tech companies are changing journalism

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Eye-opening line from the Molson Coors filing with the SEC: "...the emergence of legal cannabis in certain U.S. states and Canada may result in a shift of discretionary income away from our products or a change in consumer preferences away from beer."  https://twitter.com/aliciawallace/status/964188262595203072 
So while ^ goes on in Canada: just yesterday, Oakland assembly member @RobBonta introduced a bill to protect California medical cannabis patients from losing their jobs.  https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/14/bay-area-lawmakers-bill-would-protect-medical-marijuana-patients-from-losing-their-jobs/ 
Medical cannabis is legal in most states, but patients pay out of pocket and can still be fired. In Canada, major pharmacies want to sell cannabis and insurance companies are moving to cover costs.  https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sun-life-to-add-medical-marijuana-coverage-to-group-benefits-plans/article37988860/ 
RT @TowCenter: A new podcast on the future of journalism with @heatherchaplin and @TowCenter director @emilybell featuring… https://t.co/h0Fsy26LtC
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