An independent journalist based in San Francisco, David Downs has covered, arts, technology and culture since 1996 and appears in Wired
, Rolling Stone
, and The Onion
. He contributes the weekly column "Legalization Nation" to the Express
and co-edits the Marijuana Business Report
— a twice-a-month trade newsletter from Dealflow Media. Contact him at www.DavidRDowns.com.