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Full Bio : Jimmy Young is the founder of Pro Cannabis Media. He is a native New Englander, growing up in Newton, MA. In 1979 he graduated from Tufts University where he started his 40 year career as sports producer at WBZ TV4 at the age 20. Hired by the CBS affiliate in Portland Maine in 1981 as a sports anchor/reporter, Jimmy worked at WGME TV13 for 11 years hosting shows, reporting from major sports events, and doing play by play for area colleges and high schools. In 1992, he returned to his hometown of Newton, MA where he joined the original team of New England Cable News. He hosted "Jimmy Young's Sports World" at NECN from 1992-98. He also won a regional Emmy Award for the nation's first TV sports talk show for kids, Kid Company's Sportworld with Drew Bledsoe as special guest. He currently lives in Needham, MA.

The vaping war and ban continues in Massachusetts, and a CBD Pillow?

On this week's News Dabs with JImmy Young, he introduces the Green Nurse, Sherri Tutkus as a guest co-anchor. Massachusetts is now in its...

Patricia Rosi, a leader in the Cannabis Industry

All over the U.S. Women have carved out a significant space in the Cannabis Industry. Maine's Patricia Rosi is one of its most respected leaders,...

The Vape Ban continues in Massachusetts and small business owners are hurting

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts may have gone about his 4 month vaping ban the wrong way according to the courts, in reality, the...

Vaping ban stands, industry gets fed up & more on News Dabs

On News Dabs with Jimmy Young this week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker isn't making any friends in the vaping industry, and now hemp farmers...

Cannabis Public Policy talk with Jim Smith

Boston Massachusetts was the place for the 2019 Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo at the Hynes Auditorium. Hundreds of vendors and thousands of...

Baker wins on vaping ban, Rev Clinics sues Cambridge, Layoffs at Weedmaps & more...

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker wins another court battle to keep his vaping ban alive, Rev Clinics sues the City of Cambridge, Weedmaps lays hoss...

Sitting down with Abacus & CBD Medic CEO Perry Antelman in Jamaica

A month ago you probably hadn't heard of CBD Medic, but when you sign on one of the most recognized NFL players in the...

First Vaping Death in Mass, Indictments for Giuliani associates, and MLB considers cannabis for...

A woman in her 60's has died from lung disease associated with vaping, but the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is with holding information...

Sitting down with the Father of Cannabis Legalization, Steve DeAngelo

California's Steve DeAngelo has led the battle to overturn cannabis prohibition in that state, now Chairman Emeritus of Harborside, a vertically integrated California cannabis company,...

The vaping war and ban continues in Massachusetts, and a CBD Pillow?

On this week's News Dabs with JImmy Young, he introduces the Green Nurse, Sherri Tutkus as a guest co-anchor. Massachusetts is now in its...

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