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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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The selling of Detroit

The selling of Detroit

The Lion Dentist - The New Yorker

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The California-Colorado Cannabis War

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Sep 20, 2017

RT @WIRED: Devious hackers have recently been sneaking malware into downloads from even trusted vendors  http://bit.ly/2ychUoU 

Sep 20, 2017

The new Seinfeld special could have been done almost word for word in 1994

Sep 20, 2017

RT @JRubinBlogger: Graham-Cassidy health-care bill puts millions of Americans at risk  http://wapo.st/2fySACt?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.500dcb5008e9  helpful explanation of Cassidy-Graham awfulness

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Awards

Sidney Award

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