Lex Pelger

Title: Pot for Grandma!

Bio: Lex Pelger is a drug writer by trade and a scientist by background. He covers psychoactive topics for Alternet, writes a science columnist for Freedom Leaf and lectures at many universities. He studies how drugs work in the brain, collects stories of their actual use in the field and teaches about the dark racist history of the War on Drugs. His main project is a large graphic novel about cannabis and the endocannabinoid system titled "Anandamide or: the Cannabinoid". He's also the host of Psymposia, a group that puts on drug conferences, lectures, and storytelling events across the East Coast. He plans to soon start his own non-profit based around drug education.



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