Talon

Scott is the Editor-in-Chief and content manager at Bitsonline.com, and was Editor-in-Chief at Bitcoin.com News and Bitcoinist (until December 2016) plus Inside Bitcoins, BTC.com and others. He began Bitcoin mining in 2010, becoming a prominent figure in that community. He turned to cryptocurrency journalism in 2013 after a spinal injury left him disabled, and he remains active in mining and other discussions. Scott has over 20 years of IT, Systems and Network Administration, and Business Management experience — which he now applies to his volunteer work in the Bitcoin, Cannabis and Cryptocurrency industry.

November 11, 2019 by Scott Talon 0 Comment
A Non-Vaper Tries Matter Vape, With Interesting Results

Vapes are hot news right now. They are everywhere. They're either the worst thing to happen to humanity, a menace,...

September 28, 2019 by Scott Talon 0 Comment
Harvard Study on Cannabis Flavonoid Shows Promise as Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Studies have been hitting with increased frequency on the positive and potential medical uses of cannabis / marijuana. One of...

August 5, 2019 by Scott Talon 0 Comment
Louisiana to Begin Medical Marijuana Sales on August 6th

On August 1st, Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain announced the first of two licensed medical marijuana growers reaching their first...

July 24, 2019 by Scott Talon 2 Comments
Cannabis Dependency Treatments Are on The Way: New Study

Nabiximols, a new cannabis dependency treatment, are showing to be effective when used with with psychosocial therapy, according to an Australian...

July 12, 2019 by Scott Talon 1 Comment
Why Pain and Sleeplessness Are the Two Main Reasons for Cannabis Use

Freedom from chronic pain and sleeplessness are the main reasons people use cannabis, according to a recent study. The results...

July 10, 2019 by Scott Talon 0 Comment
CBD as an Antibiotic? Cannabidiol Shows Antibacterial Properties in New ASM Study

The American Society of Microbiology is reporting results from a new study on the antibacterial properties of CBD/cannabidiol. The results...

June 23, 2019 by Scott Talon 0 Comment
Three Years Late, but Maine Passes Regulatory Framework for Legalization in 2020

The Maine state Senate has passed a set of regulations covering adult cannabis use on the last day of its...

June 19, 2019 by Scott Talon 1 Comment
Cannabis Pays Off in Colorado: $1bn in Revenue, Thousands of New Jobs

In 2014 it became legal to purchase and possess cannabis in Colorado.  The move at the time was met with...

June 18, 2019 by Scott Talon 1 Comment
Virginia AG Calls for Cannabis Legalization, End to Costly and Discriminatory Cannabis Prosecutions

Virginia's Attorney General Mark R. Herring has called for his state to legalize cannabis, in a stark op-ed in the...

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