With more than 45 years in the industry, "The Guru of Ganja" is recognized worldwide as an authority on #Marijuana. He has written more than a dozen books about marijuana cultivation. His books cover gardening, law and social policy, and have cumulatively sold over two million copies.
His writing on #Cannabis was the first of this subject to be reviewed by the highly regarded New York Times. Most noteworthy is his passionate activism for standing up for the right to consume.
The "Guru of Ganja" says to "grow on the backs of others". Meaning learn from other growers to expand your experience in cultivation, learn and pass it on as we all should know how this plant is able to proliferate with excellence.
He feels the green "boom" of business is taking us away from the heart of the plant, and sees himself as a consultant and recovery master, assisting those whose grows need an overhaul.
With his work as a master grower, activist, and philosopher, he became an inspiration to those who were part of the #Ganja lifestyle. So, If you want to learn how to cultivate, you need his "Bible On Growing" in your cannabis library!
The Guru of Ganja
He is Edward "Ed" Rosenthal (Born 1944), the author, the publisher, the cannabis grower known for his advocacy for the legalization of marijuana use, and the California horticulturist, who has risen to prominence in the cannabis world. Originally from New York, his dedication to the craft of cultivation is well known and respected.
He is possibly the world's No. 1 authority on growing marijuana, he has penned more than a dozen books and the "Ask Ed" column for High Times and Cannabis Culture magazines, he even gave tips to the Reagan administration on growing #Pot at a federal test farm in Mississippi.
He is one of men facing federal charges of producing more than 100 marijuana plants for sale at the Harm Reduction Center, a San Francisco medicinal marijuana club.
In 2002, federal agents arrested the legend, who previously had been deputized by the City of Oakland to grow marijuana for medical use. Rosenthal, the co-author of "Marijuana Law-Don't Get Busted" said:
"They woke me up at six in the morning with a search warrant. It's not my fault that marijuana -- the plant that is my specialty -- is still illegal. There I was: naked, sleepy and under arrest."
Ed Rosenthal & Cannabis Industry
He is a member of the International Cannabinoid Research Society, the Garden Writers Association of America, and the expert witness on marijuana cultivation in federal and state trials.
He was active in developing policies of civil regulation for medical marijuana, with the passage of California’s pioneering Prop 215 in 1996, which authorizes medicinal use of marijuana.
He worked with the state and local governments to implement the delivery of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis to patients with a doctor's recommendation to use marijuana.
After he restructured many cannabis companies to success, across America and internationally, he has garnered leagues of devoted followers. The demand for his time and knowledge as a consultant is abundant and he has contributed his knowledge to many publications and websites.
His best-selling titles of numerous books about the cultivation of marijuana. include; Medical Marijuana Handbook, Marijuana Garden Saver, Best of Ask Ed, and Marijuana Grower’s Handbook.
Ed Rosenthal Marijuana Grower’s Handbook / Bible on Growing
The book is amazing and filled with so much information that you will have to read through several times, as it covers all what you need in order to grow efficiently and effectively in a variety of different growing methods. It is packed with great details, it will be a resource guide that you will refer back to again and again. Feel free to Check Out!
"Marijuana may not be addictive, but growing it is." - Ed Rosenthal