Founder, Editor / Word on the Tree (NY)

Mona is a freelance journalist and the founder of Word on the Tree, a highly respected marijuana newsletter and website. Her cannabis coverage has appeared in High Times, Vice, and Cannabis Now, among others. Before jumping on the weed beat, she covered media and tech for Mediabistro and served as Social Editor at Adweek. After spending nights and weekends editing Word on the Tree, she decided to devote herself full-time to covering cannabis. Executives in the cannabis space and activists at national reform organizations have all expressed appreciation for Mona's daily dispatches, which combine the best of cannabis journalism with a focus on the social justice issues at the center of the movement. Read and subscribe at


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