Hi I’m Todd Dalotto, a horticultural scientist, public policy consultant, and court-qualified expert witness specializing in medicinal cannabis. I have a horticultural research degree with emphasis on sustainable agriculture from Oregon State University, am former Chair of the Oregon Health Authority’s Advisory Committee on Medical Marijuana (ACMM), as well as the ACMM’s Horticulture, Research & Safety Committee, has served on various legislative and rules advisory committees for the State of Oregon, helped draft the regulations for Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program, and serves on Americans for Safe Access’ Patient-Focused Certification Review Board.
I founded the United States’ first hemp food business Hungry Bear Hemp Foods, authored the world’s first hemp cookbook The Hemp Cookbook: From Seed to Shining Seed (Inner Traditions), and founded Oregon’s first cannabis medical clinic, education & support center, Compassion Center.
My research objectives over the past seventeen years include breeding of in-bred lines, growth, development, morphology, phytochemistry, yields, and cultural practices. I am president of CAN! Research, Education & Consulting in Albany, Oregon, where I innovate and implement protocol for the scientific research of cannabis, teach, and consult businesses & individuals on the horticultural science and public policy of cannabis.
I’m currently synthesizing his decades of experience in business, public policy, horticultural science, and cannabis industries as President of Xebra Brands, an international cannabis company based in Canada, operating in Latin America, and expanding globally.