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Howard Burns

Howard has been in the publishing business for 35 years, with 31 of those in the business-to-business space. The bulk of his career –-18 years – was spent at the entertainment trade paper The Hollywood Reporter, including five years as editor and one as editorial director. Howard has also served as editor in chief of the Pittsburgh Business Times, NJBIZ and Moving Pictures magazine. Prior to becoming an editor, he spent five years as a reporter for publications including The Miami News and the cable TV trade paper Multichannel News. Howard is a graduate of the University of Miami.

Cuomo signs NY hemp law; decision on extracts in food, beverages deferred

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Monday that sets up a regulatory framework for the production and sale of hemp and hemp extracts in the state. According to a statement from the governor’s office, the new law also requires hemp businesses to test and properly label products to safeguard consumers. The […]

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5 vying for Hemp Game Changer nod at first MJBizDaily Awards

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With industrial hemp and recreational/medical marijuna becoming what it calls more “mainstream,” law firm and lobbying giant Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck said it has created a new industry group to accommodate the maturing markets. The group will be co-chaired by Melissa Kuipers Blake, a shareholder in the Denver-based firm’s government relations department, and Amy Steinfeld, […]

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