• December 4, 2020: I spoke with Commonwealth Magazine about equity in the Massachusetts medical cannabis industry, which will be a crucial next step for the next commissioners. Read more.
  • December 1, 2020: It's been a long time coming -- delivery regulations are finalized! This is a solid summary from 7 News Boston with context from me. Read more.
  • December 1, 2020: The right to grow at home is a crucial part of any marijuana legalization framework. Read more.
  • December 1, 2020: I'm thrilled about our bold new equity-focused delivery regulations in Massachusetts, but state regulations are only 50% of the way. As I noted on Greater Boston, whether it becomes reality is completely up to cities and towns now. Read more.
  • December 1, 2020: I spoke with Arun Rath of All Things Considered about the next steps for home cannabis delivery. Read more.
  • November 10, 2020: I enjoyed being part of the reactions of women leaders across Boston: "For Shaleen Title, a member of the state's Cannabis Control Commission, the significance of Harris’s ascendance didn’t sink in until Harris and Joe Biden gave their acceptance speeches on Saturday evening. Neither had been Title’s top pick for the presidency and vice presidency. “I had been distracted by the threat of fascism. But it hit me when I caught a glimpse of Vice-President-Elect Harris’s choodiyan (Indian bangles) jingling while she made the stereotypical presidential hand gestures at the podium,” Title said. “She wore them for her mother, my mother, all the immigrant women who defied stereotypes and paved the way for us, and for all of the girls who will grow up picturing a Black and Indian woman when they picture a Vice President.” Read more.
  • October 27, 2020: "He Was Arrested for Weed at 13, and He’s Selling It Legally at 27." This Bloomberg Businessweek article about Elev8 Cannabis, Massachusetts' second Black-owned dispensary clearly lays out what this movement is trying to do, what's working, and what's holding it up. Read more.
  • October 10, 2020: I told Boston 25 News, "Consumers want delivery, and equity and economic empowerment businesses are ready to be a significant part of this market. We as a commission have taken it very seriously since day one to live up to this mandate to include disproportionately harmed people in the industry.” Read more.
  • September 17, 2020: I wrote an op-ed in the Boston Business Journal explaining why I am joining other cannabis regulators of color to support the MORE Act. Read more.
  • August 31, 2020: I am so grateful that with this change creating unprecedented exclusivity for social equity + economic empowerment businesses, Massachusetts might be back on track to be the first state with a functioning national model for equity. Read more.
  • August 31, 2020: There are big changes happening at the Commission! My term has ended, but no goodbyes yet, because I am staying on as a holdover. Read more.
  • July 17, 2020: I wrote an op-ed in the Boston Globe with Chairman Hoffman asking the Legislature to pass S. 2650 and establish a social equity loan fund for license applicants disproportionately harmed by previous marijuana prohibition. Read more.
  • July 23, 2020: I told WGBH why seeing the Massachusetts legislature seeking to dedicate cannabis tax revenue to police before communities of color is embarrassing. Read more.
  • June 19, 2020: I was quoted in MassLive about why I am seeking to add a requirement that all licensees have a code of ethics and whistleblower policy. Read more.
  • June 16, 2020: I was glad to sign on to this letter on behalf of Asian-American leaders in Massachusetts supporting the movement for black lives. Read more.
  • March 12, 2020: I really enjoyed this interview with Boston Magazine on the big occasion of the state's first Boston dispensary opening, economic empowerment business opening, and Black-owned business opening. Read more.
  • May 5, 2020: I talked to Marijuana Moment about why small cannabis businesses ineligible for federal relief and shut down by the state of Massachusetts should receive state aid. Read more.
  • November 22, 2019: Chairman Hoffman and I testified in front of the Department of Public Health to ask where people who became sick from vaping obtained the products they used. Read more.
  • November 20, 2019: Huge news! Boston's new local approval for cannabis businesses creates a national standard for equity. I was glad to praise it. Read more.
  • November 20, 2019: I spoke to CBS Boston about the vape ban and the ripe environment for local corruption in the cannabis industry. Read more.
  • October 29, 2019: A debate on Greater Boston with Jim Braude about the vaping ban. Read more.
  • September 25, 2019: I believe the vaping ban is dangerous and sends people to the illicit market, where the dangerous products are coming from. I spoke to WGBH about it. Read more.
  • August 13, 2019: I joined Jim Braude on Greater Boston to talk about the evolving laws affecting legal marijuana consumers in the workplace and on the road. Read more.
  • July 17, 2019: I hope it's helpful for prospective applicants to follow news stories about the Commission's decisions, including what does and doesn't qualify as making a positive impact. Read more.
  • May 28, 2019: I spoke with Radio Boston about the push for a more inclusive cannabis industry in Massachusetts. Read more.
  • May 24, 2019: It was an honor to be recognized by the Worcester Business Journal on its 2019 Power List. Read more.
  • May 8, 2019: I talked to Rolling Stone about how federal law makes starting a legal cannabis business difficult without a trust fund or rich friends. Read more.
  • April 25, 2019: The Boston Business Journal quoted me to explain why the first cannabis business license applicant was denied in Massachusetts. Read more.
  • April 2, 2019: Thanks, Leafly, for publishing my top ten equity must-haves in any state cannabis bill. Read more.
  • April 8, 2019: An explanation and context in the Boston Globe of the perfunctory legal analysis stating that the Commission can't re-open priority status. I disagree. Read more.
  • April 1, 2019: I did an extensive Q&A with Marijuana Moment's new writer Kaisha McMillan (who is a woman of color writing about cannabis -- we need more!) Read more.
  • April 23, 2019: Here's a cool look at some of Boston Magazine's "power list." An honor. Read more.
  • November 28, 2018: What a delight to speak with Jim Braude about the marijuana rollout and my views on the regulation of drugs. Read more.
  • October 4, 2018: I talked to the Boston Business Journal about why I refuse to vote yes for applicants who sign host community agreements that go beyond the law. Read more.
  • August 9, 2018: I was invited to be a keynote speaker at a conference I boycotted last year, and I wasn't having it. Thanks DigBoston for publishing my response. Read more.
  • August 10, 2018: Update with Forbes about the efforts toward equity for communities disproportionately harmed by the drug war Read more.
  • July 30, 2018: An interview with Boston.com on "the slow rollout" and what comes next Read more.
  • November 3, 2017: Five things to know about me, including my disastrous first attempt at lobbying Read more.
  • September 18, 2017: "Meet Massachusetts's Pro-Legalization Marijuana Regulator" (my first interview as a commissioner) Read more.
  • September 1, 2017: So, the governor, attorney general, and treasurer of Massachusetts appointed me to serve on the Cannabis Control Commission. Read more.
  • August 30, 2017: Rolling Stone named me one of Six Women Shaping the Cannabis Industry Read more.
  • July 31, 2017: I'm the featured guest on the Cannabis Economy podcast with Seth Adler this week. Read more.
  • July 24, 2017: Read an op-ed I wrote about the equity provisions in the new Massachusetts law and the push it took to get them included. Read more.
  • June 10, 2017: I spoke on the panel "Economic Opportunities for Women in Cannabis" at the Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Read more.
  • June 29, 2017: Read an op-ed on the racial justice impact of the Massachusetts marijuana bills, co-authored by Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Shanel Lindsay, and me. Read more.
  • May 9, 2017: Read my top tips on salary negotiation and the details on THC Staffing Group's groundbreaking salary survey in Leafly. Read more.
  • April 12, 2017: I was interviewed for Epicenter Community's #WCW. Read more.
  • April 7, 2017: NBC interviewed me in its coverage of the first-ever Cannabis Career Fair organized in Boston by THC Staffing Group. Read more.
  • April 6, 2017: I was interviewed for a feature in Mass Appeal. Read more.
  • March 15, 2017: I was interviewed in Elevated Nation. Read more.
  • March 10, 2017: VICE interviewed me as a leader in crafting the Minority Cannabis Business Association model bill. Read more.
  • March 6, 2017: I had the great honor of speaking about medical cannabis at the Power of Collaboration Global Summit at the United Nations. Read more.
  • February 22, 2017: I spoke at the Envisioning the Cannabis Marketplace panel at Boston University. Read more.
  • January 10, 2017: I was interviewed about getting minorities into the cannabis industry on Boston's NPR news station, WBUR Boston. Read more.
  • December 21, 2016: I was interviewed in the New Republic about the growing movement to include people with marijuana convictions into the legal cannabis industry. Read more.
  • July 2, 2016: I spoke on the panel, "The Next Episode: Making Marijuana a Movement for Black and Brown People," at the National Lawyers Guild #Law4thePeople Convention in New York August 3-7.
  • June 27, 2016: Legal marijuana can still get you fired and criminal convictions can still prevent you from entering the industry. Read my quotes on the topic in Merry Jane. Read more.
  • June 20, 2016: You can read about my interview on Women's Health magazine's Uninterrupted podcast here or download it on iTunes. Read more.
  • June 5, 2016: I was the guest on Drug Truth Network's weekly radio show, Century of Lies. Read more.
  • May 20, 2016: Right around annual Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness day, I shared my story with Vice for an article about medical cannabis and pregnancy. Read more.
  • May 9, 2016: Read my comments in honor of Mother's Day for Cannabis Now Magazine on behalf of Moms United to End the Drug War. Read more.
  • May 5, 2016: I will be discussing careers in cannabis as the featured speaker at the Boston chapter of Women Grow's monthly leadership event tonight. Read more.
  • May 4, 2016: Keep an eye out for the forthcoming documentary film, Mary Janes: Women of Weed. I am one of the featured "Puffragettes." Read more.
  • April 25, 2016: I am hosting the Boston session of "Supernova Women," a groundbreaking group of women of color in cannabis who provide free seminars for communities of color related to medical cannabis, legalization, and prison reform. Read more.
  • March 18, 2016: Check out THC Staffing Group's top tips on inclusion, hiring and getting hired in my interview for Leafly. Read more.
  • February 9, 2016: Read my piece "Time for Reparations? How the Marijuana Industry is Excluding People of Color"
  • February 5, 2016: See me on the panel, "Inclusion is an Active Verb: Partnering with Diverse Communities" at the Women Grow Leadership Summit in Denver. Read more.
  • December 8, 2015: Guest article in Dig Boston called "One Bud: A Plea to Unite Legalization Factions" Read more.
  • November 25, 2015: You can see the video from my panel at the Drug Policy Alliance conference here. Read more.
  • October 1, 2015: I have accepted a seat on the Board of Trustees of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. Read more.
  • September 23, 2015: I will be speaking on the panel, "Ensuring Inclusion, Repairing Damage: Diversity, Equity and the Marijuana Industry" at the Drug Policy Alliance conference in Washington, DC November 18-21. Read more.
  • September 2, 2015: The initiative submitted by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Massachusetts, which I co-drafted, has been certified for the November 2016 ballot. Read more.
  • August 26, 2015: Check out the cover story of Newsweek this week about women in the marijuana industry. Read more.
  • August 1, 2015: I will be speaking at the Cannabis Research and Patient Care Seminar in Sheffield, MA on August 29. Read more.
  • April 4, 2015: I was featured in Ladybud in an extensive interview about my life and career. Read more.
  • April 9, 2014: I was quoted about insurance coverage and medical marijuana in the personal finance publication Main Street. Read more.
  • March 27, 2014: An article covers my talk at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Read more.
  • March 13, 2014: I am the newest representative of Moms United to End the War on Drugs. Read more.
  • January 31, 2014: Click here to read “3 Reasons Marijuana Legalization in Colorado is Good for People of Color,” an op-ed co-authored by Neill Franklin and me in response to an article in theGrio. Read more.
  • January 15, 2014: My letter clarifying the effect of Colorado’s marijuana legalization law was published in the Washington Post. Read more.
  • January 13, 2014: The Boston Globe published my letter to the editor, “For marijuana, prohibition is the experiment that failed“. Read more.
  • December 1, 2013: A six-page interview and feature is published in Skunk magazine. Read more.
  • September 9, 2013: My advice for women interested in getting involved in drug policy advocacy published in Ladybud magazine. Read more.
  • August 13, 2013: An interview with me in the South Asian culture/lifestyle magazine The Aerogram about marijuana issues and Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s apology for misleading the public. Read more.
  • August 12, 2013: Marijuana Majority’s reaction to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s speech endorsing reforms to mandatory minimum sentences. Read more.
  • June 2, 2013: My past work in Illinois and 2012 work in Colorado mentioned in a dialogue about the new Illinois medical marijuana law. Read more.
  • March 4, 2013: Trailer released for the comedy documentary Grassroots featuring me and other activists on the Colorado Amendment 64 campaign. Read more.
  • January 17, 2013: Feature in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on medical marijuana lawyers including me Read more.
  • January 15, 2013: Advice Q&A about residency for medical marijuana patients with me in the Boston Phoenix. Read more.
  • December 1, 2012: An extensive interview with me in the Good Men Project. Read more.
  • November 28, 2012: Boston Globe article on Vicente Sederberg's services in Massachusetts. Read more.
  • November 27, 2012: Boston Business Journal article on Vicente Sederberg’s new office, directed by me Read more.
  • November 14, 2012: The Rachel Maddow Show features Amendment 64 campaign including some staffers, supporters, and me sign-waving on election day. Read more.
  • November 7, 2012: WE DID IT!!!! Read more.
  • October 1, 2012: I was consulted on the legitimacy of medical marijuana in an article on Al Jazeera. Read more.
  • October 1, 2012: I was quoted about Amendment 64 and the public safety in the Denver Post. Read more.
  • September 5, 2012: A parody video mocking President Obama’s Kal Penn ad for marijuana hypocrisy, written and produced by me, goes viral and is featured in several media outlets. It also inspires more than a thousand tweets sent to President Obama and Kal Penn,challenging them to “#earnmyvote”. Read more.
  • September 1, 2012: I was honored with the High Times Freedom Fighter award for September 2012. Read more.