ABOUT THE AUTHOR

E.I. Hillin

E.I. Hillin is an award-winning journalist and Oklahoma native. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication at the University of Central Oklahoma in 2013 and began her professional reporting career at the Muskogee Phoenix the same year.

During her span of work in print and digital journalism, she has worked for several Oklahoma newspapers as a staff writer and editor. Those publications include: Mustang News, El Reno Tribune, Yukon Review, Bethany Tribune, and the Red Dirt Report.

In 2018 a desire to further her career brought Hillin to northern California, where her dedication to delivering in-depth news on health, government, and cannabis for Sonoma West Publishers gained her three 2018 California Journalism Awards.

Hillin currently lives in San Diego, CA with her wife and works as a freelance content creator. Her passion for and knowledge of the cannabis industry has paved the way for her to continue writing in-depth news articles on cannabis politics, scientific research, and business.

Articles by E.I. Hillin

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How to Buy Marijuana in a Recreational State

Your complete guide to what to expect when buying marijuana in a recreational state. If you live in a recreationally legal marijuana state or plan to visit one soon, you may be asking a very common question: How do I buy marijuana? In this easy to follow guide, we prepare you for your first time […]

Kentucky marijuana laws

Kentucky Marijuana Laws

Updated May 2020 Kentucky has historically not been open to cannabis legalization. It has yet to legalize medical marijuana or decriminalize marijuana possession; however, possession of small amounts and first-time offenses are dealt with relatively less harshly than other states where marijuana is illegal. Learn more about Kentucky marijuana laws below. Recreational Marijuana in Kentucky […]

Washington DC Marijuana Laws

Washington D.C. Marijuana Laws

Updated May 2020 The U.S. capital, despite being a city, has its own set of laws. Although the District of Columbia hasn’t led the way in regards to cannabis policy, Washington D.C. marijuana laws have established a comprehensive medical marijuana program and legalized recreational marijuana possession and use in certain situations. Learn more about Washington […]

Is marijuana legal in Florida?

Florida Marijuana Laws

Updated May 2020 Historically Florida has had a strong anti-marijuana stance — but recently the state has made some significant steps forward. Recreational marijuana remains illegal, but in 2016 voters approved a comprehensive medical marijuana program. Learn more about Florida marijuana laws below. Recreational Marijuana in Florida Florida has some of the harshest recreational marijuana […]

Alabama Marijuana Laws

Alabama Marijuana Laws

Updated May 2020 The State of Alabama has some of the harshest marijuana laws in the United States. Alabama marijuana laws state that getting caught with any amount of cannabis can land you in jail for up to 20 years. Efforts thus far to legalize marijuana in any form have received little support from the […]

Nebraska Marijuana Laws

Nebraska Marijuana Laws

Updated May 2020 While Nebraska has shown potential for easing cannabis laws in the past, recreational and medical marijuana continues to be illegal. The state has, however, decriminalized small possession. Learn more about Nebraska marijuana laws below. Recreational Marijuana Laws in Nebraska Is marijuana legal in Nebraska? In short, no. However, in a progressive move, […]