Ed RosenthalEd Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal

The American horticulturist, author and publisher, Ed Rosenthal (USA, 1944) was given the award in recognition of his achievements in the field of medicinal marijuana, including developing and promoting civil regulation policies for medicinal cannabis in California. 


Ed RosenthalEd Rosenthal

Internationally respected for his botanical knowledge and his exemplary engagement in the battle for the acceptance of medicinal marihuana, Ed Rosenthal was choosen as a winner in 2007.

Ed RosenthalEd Rosenthal
Author of many books

Ed Rosenthal's personal struggles with the American justice system have drawn attention to the irrationality of U.S. federal drug laws, and the harm and suffering those laws inflict on sick people. He is also the author of many widely read books on marijuana cultivation and the marijuana lifestyle.

The official presentation of his award was held in Amsterdam’s Cannabis College, which has long been a cornucopia of information on all applications of cannabis and hemp.