AmericanMarijuana.org is among the most trusted medical marijuana resources online today since it was founded in 2014. The team is spearheaded by Founder & Editor in Chief Dwight K. Blake, who has been working and specializing in the field of mental health for almost 2 decades now.
Composed of cannabis advocates, cannabis specialists, and experienced cannabis writers, Dwight is determined to provide visitors with informative, transparent, and latest reviews on different CBD products and brands.
Having over 110,000 monthly visitors (and still rising) as of April 2019, the AmericanMarijuana team ensures you’re always given the best and the freshest content round the clock.
Our Promise to You
It has been our goal to ensure that visitors are provided with genuine, accurate, and up-to-date information. Moreover, we aim to innovate and develop a responsive and user-friendly website to make your reading experience easy and fun. So, whatever it is you need with regards to CBD, we deliver them straight away to you– it’s that simple.
So regardless if you’re looking for CBD uses, product reviews, how-to guides, or even legality status, AmericanMarijuana is the right resource for you.
How Do We Make Money?
The quality content and unbiased reviews of products we include here are made possible by advertisements and affiliate links on our site. And we take this very seriously here. We don’t just recommend products just for the money. Instead, the products we feature are only those that we trust and test ourselves.
By purchasing through our affiliate links, we make a small commission at no additional cost to you. These commissions are what support everyone and what puts everything together from hosting, domain, to SSL certificates– it’s what ensures our customer’s information is safe and secure.
Meet the Team
Everyone at AmericanMarijuana is passionate about CBD because we believed and we know it can drastically improve the quality of our lives for the better.
Composed of CBD and Hemp specialists, you can guarantee that our contents are unbiased, accurate, and medically reviewed and approved by doctors.
Here are the amazing experts who make AmericanMarijuana happen:
Steven Wynn "Steve" Kubby
Steve began experiencing symptoms of hypertension and palpitations at the age of 23 and was diagnosed with a rare, fatal form of adrenal cancer called pheochromocytoma. He’s undergone surgery including chemotherapy to remove the tumor and has been smoking marijuana solely and maintained a healthy diet in the next 25 years after his medical records show that his cancer had metastasized to his liver and beyond. To his doctor’s surprise, he was still alive because the symptoms of the pheochromocytoma were “arrested”.
His experience played a huge part in the drafting and passage of California Proposition 215, which was a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana and was later approved by voters in 1996.
Learn more about Steve in his wiki page.
Dwight K. Blake
Editor in Chief
Before AmericanMarijuana, Dwight was a Mental Health counselor at Long Island Psychotherapy & Counseling in Westbury, New York for more than 15 years. He helped patients dealing with mental health problems, such as grief, depression, and anxiety. Since the understanding of physical and mental well-being evolved drastically, he believes that CBD is the prime solution to this mental illness and more– with proper research, medical acknowledgment, and application.
Through his work at AmericanMarijuana, together with the rest of the team, he wishes to provide everyone with genuine results and high-quality product reviews for everyone to enjoy for free.
You can contact Dwight at [email protected]
Caitlin A. Mitchell
Managing Editor/Medical Marijuana Advocate
If not for Caitlin’s childhood diagnosis of ADHD, she wouldn’t have been working as the managing editor for AmericanMarijuana– that’s for sure. Because of this, she is then determined to learn and discover the healing properties of herbs to aid individuals suffering from chronic and acute ADHD and other mental illnesses around the world.
With marijuana being legalized as an alternative treatment for a variety of health conditions, including pain and mental health problems, she’s never been more determined to push her passion over the roof. In fact, she’s one of the individuals behind the approval of the first medical marijuana dispensary approved in Altoona, PA back in 2017.
You can contact Caitlin at [email protected]AmericanMarijuana.org
Melissa C. Bradshaw
Melissa was born in Hastings, Florida and as far as her memory serves, she’s always been super passionate about health and fitness. She spent all her life as a nutritionist and has extended her passion by helping people who are suffering from mental illness.
It was only a couple of years ago that she discovered the groundbreaking benefits of medical marijuana. If she’s not working with her AmericanMarijuana team, you can see her lending her knowledge and skills with fellow medical marijuana advocates in Hastings.
You can contact Melissa at [email protected]AmericanMarijuana.org
Natalie J. Taylor
CBD & Hemp Specialist, Writer/Contributor
Natalie is a recognized CBD & hemp specialist residing in Peoria, IL. She is also a recognized speaker on the topic and has spoken at numerous cannabis events throughout Illinois, even featured on multiple cannabis conferences.
When she’s not at cannabis events, she’s writing quality, informative content and updates for the AmericanMarijuana readers.
You can contact Natalie at [email protected]AmericanMarijuana.org
Brian L. Hemming
Nutritionist, Cannabis and CBD Writer
Brian was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He even graduated there at the University of British Columbia before he moved to the USA. Currently residing in Abingdon, VA, he aims to provide everyone with quality and unbiased reviews of CBD products available in the market.
It’s also his goal to pave a way for his 2 kids to a world where they have access to a plant with stellar benefits. Now working as a full-time writer for AmericanMarijuana, he aspires to educate and extend his dreams for his kids to everyone.
You can contact Brian at [email protected]AmericanMarijuana.org
Calvin K. Fischer
Expert Cannabis, Health, and Fitness Writer
Before Calvine became an expert in cannabis, he went to the University of New Hampshire – Main Campus and graduated as a Health & Physical Education major.
When New Hampshir Governor Maggie Hassan signed and allowed the use of medical marijuana for patients with debilitating medical conditions and chronic or terminal diseases in 2013, Calvin saw an opportunity to pursue his dreams to finally help and cure people with mental illness that negatively made an impact to their physical health with the use of cannabis.
You can contact Calvin at [email protected]AmericanMarijuana.org
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