The editor’s desk at Weedmaps represents a remarkable pool of cannabis knowledge and experience. Coming from a broad range of seasoned backgrounds in the worlds of cannabis science, medicine, culture, journalism, and industry content — the editors at Weedmaps apply rigorous standards of accuracy and verification as qualified subject matter experts in their respective fields. Since its founding in 2008, Weedmaps has made community empowerment a top priority by providing comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information on all things cannabis. The Weedmaps team of editors continue this tradition as the gatekeepers of trustworthy content across the Weedmaps platform.
Snic Barnes has been working with glass for over 20 years. His journey began when he was seventeen, and first learned glassblowing techniques at The Crefeld School in Pennsylvania. Subsequent to graduating high school, Snic enrolled in The Appalachian Center for Crafts in Tennessee, where he focused his study on hot glass, and at which he was first introduced to metal electroplating; he also went on to pursue advanced education at the Corning Museum of Glass. In the years to follow, Snic garnered acclaim for both his unique aesthetic style and his technical explorations as he became a pioneer of mixed media pipes. His work has been displayed in galleries across the world, and Snic has taught workshops at Pilchuck Glass School in Washington, Philadelphia Glassworks, Ontario's Edy Roy Gallery, and Lunar Cycle in Tokyo.
Dr. Melanie Bone is a board-certified OB/GYN with 30 years of experience treating women in Palm Beach County. Dr. Bone believes that education is the key to understanding cannabinoid medicine and she lectures both her colleagues and the public at large about cannabis medicine and writes for magazines and journals as well. She is on the medical advisory board of YourDaye, a UK-based start-up in women’s health care products and works with Hello Again, a company devoted to menopause-related cannabinoid products.