Mary Schumacher

Mary Schumacher is a contributing writer at The Fresh Toast.

Author’s recent posts:

The Legal Cannabis Industry Brought In $9 Billion Last Year

Nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational cannabis and 30 states have legalized medical use. Combined they brought in around $9 billion in sales last year and created over 100,000 jobs.

Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Introduced In New Jersey

Phil Murphy has introduced Senate Bill No. 830, which aims to legalize marijuana for adult use in New Jersey.

California May Just Create Its Own Cannabis Banking System

Banking is a serious issue in the cannabis world, especially since Attorney General Jeff Sessions put out the word that he’s ready to crackdown on states that have legalized marijuana.

Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program Is On Fire: 71,000 Patients Strong

In June of last year, Florida had just under 17,000 medical cannabis patients. Now, as of last Friday, they’ve surpassed 71,000 with more growth projected.

California Recreational Pot Shortage Sends Prices Soaring

Growers just can’t keep up with the rate of new dispensaries opening weekly and their demand.

NJ Symposium Readies Attendees For Legal New Jersey Cannabis

New Jersey residents are ready, willing and waiting for Governor Phil Murphy to legalize recreational marijuana.

The Largest Canadian Cannabis Merger Ever Just Happened

Dramatic or not, the cannabis merger was a timely move, as Canada is planning to broadly legalize cannabis by July of this year.

Gov. Phil Murphy Goes To Work On NJ Marijuana His First Week In Office

New Jersey’s Governor, Phil Murphy celebrated his first week on office by getting to work on the state's marijuana laws with Executive Order Number 6.

New Directive Encourages Vets To Talk Cannabis With Their Doctors

A new directive from the Veterans Health Administration suggests that vets be open with their doctors about their cannabis use.

11-Year Old Girl Wins The Right To Use Medical Marijuana At School

In a thoughtful and compassionate ruling, a judge ordered that Ashley be able to use her high-CBD medication at her Illinois school to prevent seizures.