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John Schroyer

A Denver-based journalist, John had focused on Colorado politics for most of his career, which included covering the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. In 2012, he covered the Amendment 64 campaign to legalize recreational marijuana for The Colorado Springs Gazette. As then-video editor for The Gazette, he was on hand for the first-ever legal recreational marijuana sale in Denver on Jan. 1, 2014. He’s been writing about the cannabis industry since joining Marijuana Business Daily over the summer of 2014.

Articles by John Schroyer :

Key congressional races the marijuana industry should watch

The 2022 midterm elections are right around the corner, and the outcome could prove incredibly important to U.S. marijuana businesses.

If Republicans take control of at least one of the two chambers of Congress – as is largely expected to happen in the U.S. House of Representatives – that would dramatically affect the chances of lawmakers passing marijuana reforms, much less getting them signed into federal law.

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Court fight over Arkansas recreational cannabis ballot measure heats up

An Arkansas court battle over whether a recreational cannabis legalization ballot measure will go before voters continues, with an anti-marijuana group filing a motion with the state Supreme Court that calls the initiative “misleading, fraudulent, and illegal” under state law.

Image depicting an Arkansas voter casting a ballot