Ann Harrison is a journalist based in San Francisco. She has covered business, science and politics for numerous news organizations including Wired News, Fast Company, Agence France-Presse and several National Public Radio member stations. After years as a technology reporter, Ann began writing about grey market economies, including cannabis producers. She has investigated police actions and federal court cases involving the war on drugs. In 2020, Ann began serving as an editor and reporter for Lucid News covering emerging businesses and research in the psychedelic industry. She has an MS in science reporting from the Columbia University School of Journalism. In 2007, Ann began co-creating companies and organizations under the name Annie Oak. She founded the Women’s Visionary Congress and co-founded its parent organization the Women’s Visionary Council, the first nonprofit for psychedelic women. She created the Full Circle Tea House to provide a quiet space for psychonauts at music festivals. Ann is also the co-founder of Take 3 Presents, a San Francisco-based event production company that produces immersive art experiences. A long-time public health activist, Ann develops risk reduction strategies for event organizers. She is a long-time resident of the San Francisco Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.