Alyson Martin is the co-author of A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition (The New Press, 2014). She is a 2014-15 grantee of the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation and a fellow at the Made in NY Media Center in DUMBO. She is also the co-founder of www.cannabiswire.com, which will launch in 2015. An award-winning journalist, a photographer, and an editor, she focuses on investigative journalism, health reporting, and drug policy. Her work has been published by the New York Times, The Nation, The Atlantic, the Albany Times Union, the Ithaca Journal and the 2011 edition of the book Our Bodies, Ourselves. Martin is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.