Michael Backes – Communications | NaPro Research/Phytecs
Michael Backes works with a Southern California consultancy that specializes in cannabis science and policy issues worldwide. He was co-inventor on the first US patent granted for a cannabis plant containing THC. He is the author of Cannabis Pharmacy, published by BDL/Hachette with a foreword by Dr. Andrew Weil, and the bestselling medical marijuana book on Amazon since its publication. Backes secured major funding for the American Herbal Pharmacopeia’s recent Cannabis monographs. He edited the book, Cannabis Evolution and Ethnobotany by Robert Connell Clarke and Mark Merlin. Backes sits on the Cannabis Committee of the American Herbal Products Association and served as a founding board member of the National Cannabis Industry Association.