Lex Pelger has been covering psychedelics & cannabis for 15 years. With a background in biochemistry, he collected the stories from the road, read the history & networked widely. As a journalist, he covers the science of how the psychoactives work, the racist history of the War on Drugs & the long spiritual use in many guises. He hosts the Lex Files podcast, writes the ‘Cannabinoids & the People’ newsletter & authored three graphic novels on the history of cannabis & the science of the endocannabinoid system based on Moby-Dick. He founded White Whale Creations to create content & education for cannabis & psychedelic companies. He lives in Bordeaux, France with his wife & two children.