Cannabitch, formerly a weekly column at the now-defunct alt-weekly San Diego CityBeat, is a newsletter covering cannabis culture by freelance journalist Jackie Bryant. Cannabitch won the “best blog” distinction at the 2021 and 2022 San Diego Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists journalism contest, honorable mention for “Best Solo Newsletter” in the 2022 New York University American Journalism Online Awards, and the essay “California’s Weed Country is Lit” was selected by Padma Lakshmi for inclusion in the 2021 Best American Travel Writing anthology, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Jackie has written about cannabis for/in The New York Times, MJBizDaily, Leafly, Forbes, Uproxx, Voice of San Diego, San Francisco Chronicle, Sierra, San Diego Union-Tribune, WeedWeek, Different Leaf, California Leaf, Healthline, Playboy, SF Gate, High Times, Weedmaps, San Diego Magazine, Sacramento News & Review, Thrillist, Cannabis Now, Pacific San Diego, Cosmopolitan, Eater, Yoga Journal, Prohbtd, Los Angeles Downtown News, and many other publications. She also once hosted a podcast by the same name.
Currently, Jackie is the managing editor of San Diego Magazine, where she hosts a podcast called The Plant Lady about all things cannabis culture and business.
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