Cannabis Business Times, Cannabis Dispensary, Hemp Grower Announce New Hires Anthony Lange and Andriana Ruscitto

VALLEY VIEW, OH (February 11, 2021) –  Cannabis Times, Cannabis Dispensary and Hemp Grower magazines, owned by B2B publishing company GIE Media, Inc., announces the hiring of Anthony Lange as Associate Editor and Andriana Ruscitto as Assistant Editor to support the rapidly growing media brands.   

Under the direction of Digital Editor Eric Sandy, Lange and Ruscitto will contribute primarily digital content to support the brands’ ongoing rise in web traffic, with additional contributions to the brands’ print magazines.

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Anthony (Tony) Lange has been hired as Associate Editor for Cannabis Business Times, Cannabis Dispensary and Hemp Grower, where he will contribute both digital and print content. He spent the past decade working in the weekly newspaper business, contributing primarily to the Chagrin Valley Times as a beat reporter, sports editor, photographer and page designer. Before that, he was a staff assistant for a congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., where he drafted responses to constituent letters and aided the communications director. Lange is a graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism.

Andriana Ruscitto has been hired as Assistant Editor for Cannabis Business Times, Cannabis Dispensary and Hemp Grower magazines. Before joining GIE Media, Ruscitto attended Kent State University, where she worked in the university communications and marketing department, writing stories for the Kent State Today. Ruscitto graduated from Kent State in December with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing.

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“We are excited to have Anthony and Andriana join our talented team of editors,” Skodzinski said. “They both bring unique experience and skillsets that are extremely valuable in serving the audiences of the Cannabis Group media brands. We look forward to seeing their careers flourish at GIE Media.”

“Tony and Andriana are coming on board to help accelerate even further the rapid growth in web traffic we have seen across all three media brands they will be working on,” said Sandy. “We are excited to tap their reporting skills to cover an even greater number of stories critical to our audiences at Cannabis Business Times, Cannabis Dispensary and Hemp Grower.”

GIE Media is currently seeking a Senior Editor for Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary magazines. Click here for more information.  



Cannabis Business Times was founded in July 2014 and is owned by GIE Media Inc. Its focus is to help accelerate the success of legal cannabis cultivators by providing actionable intelligence in all aspects of the business, from legislation, regulation and news to analysis of industry trends and opportunities, as well as expert advice on cultivation, marketing, financial topics, legal issues, business management and more. Cannabis Business Times focuses strictly on the business of legal cannabis for medical and recreational use and aims to provide timely information—through its website, e-newsletter, mobile app, print magazine, Cannabis Conference and virtual education—to help the reader make timely, informed decisions to help them run their businesses better and more profitably.



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