Hires Alum Al Olson as Managing Editor

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
PHARMIWEB --, a cannabis news and community source owned and operated by Weedmaps, the world’s leading listings and review site for marijuana dispensaries, announced that Al Olson — former senior editor of CNBC NBC News and “Today” — has joined the publication as managing editor. Olson will be tasked with leading the site’s editorial coverage building its reporting team expanding coverage areas and developing content partnerships. Olson, a journalist with nearly 40 years of experience in mainstream print and online media and a long time advocate for marijuana legalization, will help to further solidify as the go-to source for marijuana news and analysis including marijuana's impact on society health entertainment sports business politics and international affairs. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from San Francisco State University.