Alex Berenson (born January 6, 1973) is a former reporter for The New York Times and the author of several thriller novels and a book on corporate financial filings. He is the author of the controversial 2019 book Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence that has been denounced as alarmist and inaccurate by many in the scientific and medical communities because of his claims that cannabis causes psychosis and violence; scientists state that he is drawing inappropriate conclusions from the research, primarily by inferring causation from correlation,as well as cherry picking data that fits his narrative, and falling victim to selection bias via his use of anecdotesto back up his assertions.

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  • Alex Berenson (born January 6, 1973) is a former reporter for The New York Times and the author of several thriller novels and a book on corporate financial filings. He is the author of the controversial 2019 book Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence that has been denounced as alarmist and inaccurate by many in the scientific and medical communities because of his claims that cannabis causes psychosis and violence; scientists state that he is drawing inappropriate conclusions from the research, primarily by inferring causation from correlation,as well as cherry picking data that fits his narrative, and falling victim to selection bias via his use of anecdotesto back up his assertions. (en)
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  • Alex Berenson (born January 6, 1973) is a former reporter for The New York Times and the author of several thriller novels and a book on corporate financial filings. He is the author of the controversial 2019 book Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence that has been denounced as alarmist and inaccurate by many in the scientific and medical communities because of his claims that cannabis causes psychosis and violence; scientists state that he is drawing inappropriate conclusions from the research, primarily by inferring causation from correlation,as well as cherry picking data that fits his narrative, and falling victim to selection bias via his use of anecdotesto back up his assertions. (en)
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