Launches With Cannabis News and Perspective

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Online Resource for Journalists, Officials, Industry Stakeholders and the Public

Boulder, Colo. — Feb. 20, 2018 ­— National cannabis company Terrapin Care Station announced Tuesday the launch of, a cannabis-focused information site offering unique industry perspective. is a resource to journalists, industry stakeholders, elected officials, policymakers, community and nonprofit groups, and the general public at large.

“The goal of this website is not to speak for the cannabis industry, but to offer cannabis-related current events with an accompanying perspective to highlight the significance of the event,” said Peter Marcus, communications director for Terrapin Care Station and editor of

“As the cannabis industry quickly matures, there is an increasing need to understand the complex evolution and events happening around it,” Marcus continued. “The News Station (TNS) will keep track of this while helping others to understand substance, including political and policy implications, industry happenings, false attacks, and where the cannabis industry can serve the community.”

The site initially contains four categories, including “Politics,” “Opioid Crisis,” “Industry,” and “Fake News.”

“Fake News” is where vets what cannabis opponents are saying. The political section examines an intersection between politics and cannabis, such as officials who have come around to legalization and those who continue to stand on the wrong side of history. A focus on the opioid crisis aims at highlighting how the cannabis industry can drive awareness to the epidemic and to safer alternatives. And for industry, TNS tracks what’s happening and not happening as issues and policy quickly change.

“One of the reasons we hired Peter after a long career in political and government journalism is we knew he would be able to communicate complex cannabis-related issues in a way that makes sense to the general public,” said Chris Woods, founder, owner and chief executive of Terrapin Care Station. “It’s not always easy to understand the impact and significance of events that effect the cannabis industry. We hope The News Station helps connect the dots.”

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