Business of Cannabis announces weekly newsletter with Jameson Berkow as Editor-in-Chief

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Newsletter to provide industry-leading news and insights to cannabis professionals and leaders

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020, TORONTO, ONTARIO – Business of Cannabis, the preeminent B2B cannabis media platform in Canada, announced today the launch of Weekly Chronicle, a subscription newsletter targeting professionals and leaders working in the cannabis sector. Weekly Chronicle co-founder Jameson Berkow will serve as the Editor-in-Chief.

“Cannabis legalization is an economic experiment of truly unprecedented proportions, yet media coverage of the legal pot sector is all too often reduced to store counts and stock prices, said Jameson Berkow. “The mission of Weekly Chronicle is to provide deeper, actionable insights and analyses of the biggest questions raised by the end of cannabis prohibition.”

“Since our inception, we have aimed to be a place that highlights the companies, brands, people and trends driving the sector,” said Business of Cannabis co-founder and COO Blaine Pearson. “Bringing a well-regarded cannabis journalist like Jameson on board to launch our subscription newsletter is essential to achieve our overall, Business of Cannabis objective.”

Weekly Chronicle will launch Issue I on Thursday, September 17, 2020. The initial four weeks of Weekly Chronicle will be free, with an introductory offer of $99/annual subscription available through October 16. After the introductory offer period, an annual subscription will be $140 annually or $15 monthly. 

About Jameson Berkow

After more than a decade in financial journalism with the Financial Post and BNN Bloomberg, Jameson Berkow joined The Globe and Mail in 2018 to cover the end of cannabis prohibition through an economic lens. In early 2020 he built and launched The Rise – an online magazine for cannabis entrepreneurs – on behalf of venture capital firm Canopy Rivers. He started working on the concept for Weekly Chronicle in the summer of 2020 after finding Business of Cannabis to be an ideal partner. Jameson is a member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) and holds an honours degree in international economics from Queen’s University.

About Business of Cannabis

Launched in 2017 and headquartered in Toronto, Ontario – Business of Cannabis has become Canada’s authoritative source for news and analysis of the cannabis industry. Awarded Best News Source at the 2019 by the O’Cannabiz Industry Awards, across web, social, newsletter, video, podcast and event channels – Business of Cannabis highlights the companies, brands, people and trends driving the global cannabis industry.


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