Alex Halperin is the founder, editor and publisher of WeedWeek. Before he started covering marijuana legalization in 2014 he reported on topics such as fracking, health care, technology and finance. His work has appeared in the Guardian, Slate, Fast Company, Quartz, the Washington Post, Mother Jones, the New Yorker, and many other publications. His first book, the Cannabis Dictionary was published in March. He lives in Los Angeles.