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Jonathan Rose is a journalist, content manager and strategist who writes Regulated State —  a newsletter hyperfocused on the Colorado cannabis sector through a business and policy lens. As associate editor at the Denver Business Journal, he built the cannabis beat while being deeply involved in awards programs (portfolio). He's helped brands — from traditional retail to ancillary cannabis — develop brand voice while managing large, long-term projects like events, virtual awards programs and the Vangst Cannabis Industry Salary Guide. His early independent reporting was featured on the The Rachel Maddow Show, and forced Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to stop using a track by Austin-based Explosions in the Sky in a campaign video. (It's all about those small wins.)

Three media outlets I check every single day: Axios, The New York Times, Green Market Report

When I’m off the clock (in five words): I'm never off the clock.