Todd Dalotto is a horticultural scientist, public policy consultant, and court-qualified expert witness specializing in cannabis. He has a horticultural research degree with emphasis on sustainable agriculture and plant breeding from Oregon State University, is 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, and helped draft the regulations for Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program.
Todd 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. His research objectives over the past seventeen years include breeding of in-bred lines, morphology, sustainable practices, hoophouse production, and mutualisms.
Currently, he serves on Americans for Safe Access’ Patient-Focused Certification Review Board, the Cannabis Certification Council’s Technical Advisory Committee, and is president of CAN! Research, Education & Consulting in Albany, Oregon, where he breeds and conducts horticultural research, teaches, and consults businesses on the horticultural science and public policy of cannabis.
Todd is a valuable resource as a teacher, consultant, scientist, and court-qualified expert witness, specializing in Cannabis.