Covering the green rush in @LAWeekly, @slate @Rollingstone etc. Editor @WeedWeekNews. alexhalperin at gmail, DM for Signal * Patreon bit.ly/2tXZHsT

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Biography

Freelance business reporter covering the green rush. I also write the newsletter WeedWeek. Subscriptions are free and confidential at weedweek.net.

I've written for Fortune, Fast Company, Pando, Rolling Stone, Business Insider, The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Al-Jazeera America, The Washingt...

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Big Banks Want to Cash in on the Weed Industry's Potential

Inside The Bizarre Battle To Make Marijuana Legal In Ohio

Inside The Bizarre Battle To Make Marijuana Legal In Ohio

The selling of Detroit

The selling of Detroit

The Lion Dentist - The New Yorker

The Lion Dentist - The New Yorker

The California-Colorado Cannabis War

The California-Colorado Cannabis War

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Awards

Sidney Award

2010 - March
For American Prospect story "Drill Maybe Drill"