Kate Robertson

Based in Toronto, Kate has been writing about cannabis for industry-focused publications and mainstream outlets such as the Guardian, Globe and Mail, Postmedia and Maclean’s since 2017. Before developing a marijuana beat, she was the online and social media manager for alt-weekly NOW Magazine. Kate graduated with a master of arts in journalism from Western University in London, Ontario, in 2008.

Articles by Kate Robertson :

Is multistate cannabis operator Ascend Wellness up for sale?

Abner Kurtin, a former CEO of multistate cannabis operator Ascend Wellness Holdings, is no longer giving interviews since transitioning to the executive chair role only days before a battery charge was dropped against him late last month.

But in a statement sent to MJBizDaily via text, he made it clear that shareholder value is top of mind.


Biden calls for review of marijuana scheduling, pardons thousands for MJ offenses

President Joe Biden on Thursday called on the U.S. attorney general and the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to begin the process of reviewing marijuana scheduling under federal law – a move that could dramatically reshape how the U.S. government treats MJ and the flourishing industry that has commercialized the plant.