Jim Rendon is a freelance journalist who covers business, science, design, the environment, and many other topics. He's gone cage diving with great white sharks, toured remote, ridge-top marijuana grows, and visited maximum security prisons and mental institutions in pursuit of a great story.
His work has appeared in the New York Times magazine and newspaper, Mother Jones, Marie Claire, Fortune, Men's Journal, Rolling Stone, Outside, and other publications.
He is a former staff writer at Metro, Silicon Valley's alternative weekly, and SmartMoney magazine.
He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.
His first book, Super-Charged: How Hippies, Outlaws, and Scientists Reinvented Marijuana was published in 2012. Upside: The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth was published in 2015.
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