The Newbie's Guide to Cannabis and the Industry is Chris Conrad's latest book.
The world renowned cannabis expert has written numerous other works. Oaksterdam
University instructor and internationally respected expert on industrial hemp, cannabis
cultivation, processing and consumption, Conrad is a court-qualified expert witness who
legally grew and processed marijuana in Europe and has testified hundreds of times in state
and federal courts. He is author of Hemp: Lifeline to the Future and Hemp for Health,
one of the first books to promote the medical value of CBD and also translated into six
languages. His research monograph, Cannabis Yields and Dosage, is a standard in the field
and he co-founded theLeafOnline.com news service. With his wife, Mikki Norris, and Virginia Resner, he wrote
and published two other books, Shattered Lives: Portraits from America's Drug WarandHuman Rights and the US Drug War. He is also a publisher (most recently the newspaper, West Coast Leaf ) a popular speaker and consultant on all things cannabis.