Chris Conrad is a court-qualified expert witness on cannabis (marijuana) who has testified more than 100 times, and directs Safe Access Now. He is author of Hemp: Lifeline to the Future, Hemp for Health and Shattered Lives: Portraits from America's Drug War, and other books. A curator of the Hash-Marijuana-Hemp Museum in Amsterdam, he grew and processed cannabis legally in Europe and worked at the famous Cannabis Castle.
He has worked with legal medical marijuana patients, caregivers and support groups in California and consults regularly with doctors, attorneys and legislators. His latest booklet, Cannabis Yields and Dosage, explains basic principles of cultivation and consumption of medical marijuana as well as the legal issues. He is also expert on industrial hemp and personal marijuana use.
Journalist Paola Harris and ufologist A.J. Gevaerd discussed the movement towards UFO disclosure in Brazil and around the world. Gevaerd detailed how he and a group of investigators had been pressuring the Brazilian military for some time to release files related to UFOs, and had gathered thousands of signatures on a petition through their UFO-related magazine. Finally on May 20, 2005, he and a group of ufologists met with Brazilian military representatives and were shown a small number of files. ... More »Host: George Noory
Cannabis expert Chris Conrad spoke in favor of medical marijuana usage. "For some people, it is nothing short of a miracle drug," offering symptomatic relief for those with health problems that cannot be adequately treated by medications or surgery, he noted. It's also been shown to increase appetite for people suffering from diseases like AIDS or cancer, who otherwise might be malnourished, he said. ... More »Host: George Noory