Stephen Saunders – Experience and Background in Hemp and Cannabis Advocacy and Development
Stephen learned how to grow medical marijuana from his father as he grew up, beginning in the early seventies.
As a musician and media developer, a search for the truth about this plant led him to work with Jack Herer to produce The Emperor Wears No Clothes for several editions and produce three editions of a CD-Rom version of the book, and usher Jack into the digital age by creating the first jackherer.com website. Stephen was also leading the media development at the Hempstead Company during it’s boom years and wrote and edited several technical papers on the subject. He produced an audio CD featuring Jack Herer rapping and music from many hemp activists. Produced and hosts electricemperor.com, the first online version of The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Successfully defended medical necessity in marijuana possession case in Michigan in 1998 by taking a case to jury trial in pro per, using Religious Freedom Act as basis. Appear in Public Service announcement urging the public to grow medicine featuring Jack Herer, and science fiction author George Clayton Johnson. Grows medical marijuana for personal use from seed using traditional hand cull and cure methods for two decades outdoors each season, old school.
See detailed list below. There’s still more, can’t remember them all…
After reading Jack Herer’s book, he began to apply his media development skills to the cause of Cannabis and Hemp Advocacy. His list of development and involvement in hemp culture related ventures include:
Founder of 0=2 Productions, Executive Producer and designer for Three editions of “The Electric Emperor” (CD-Rom version of Jack Herer’s famous Emperor Wears No Clothes.)
Executive and Music Producer, The Empilation CD, (a music cd featuring actual activists who are also musicians) performer and author of Woody Speaks for the Trees, and Jack Rap
Band performances in some of the first Cannabis “buyer’s clubs” in California.
The Hempstead Company (during the company’s boom years, contributed to attracting Woody Harrelson’s investment in the company) Head of Media and IT development, marketing consultant and product and packaging development, and initial phases of online presence development.
Developer of application forms and Identification cards for DrapJah ministries, a coptic church that advocated religious use.
Gathered signatures and worked directly with Jack Herer and the Proposition 215 campaign during its passing in California, as a Media Coordinator and Developer
Created identification cards, and 215 Statement Signs and other print media to support Proposition 215.
Editor of The Brawley Report put out by HempTec Industries documenting the first cultivation of hemp for industrial in the USA since the early fifties.
IT support and media development support for creating new editions of Jack Herer’s book with him.
Created and hosted and managed, media consulted and tutored to develop jackherer.com initially, got it started for Jack Herer, before it was taken over by Jeannie his wife, who is now a media development wiz.
Worked as organizer and support for Todd McCormick protests in Los Angeles.
Created and hosted, Electricemperor.com, the first online version of Jack’s book. This site is still live in it’s legacy form.
Wrote paper linking chronic marijuana smoking with malnutrition, presenting powerful proof of symbiosis between species.
Appear in Public Service announcement urging the public to grow medicine featuring Jack Herer, and science fiction author
George Clayton Johnson.
Grows medical marijuana for personal use from seed using traditional hand cull and cure methods for two decades outdoors each season, old school.
Startup web hosting and development for hempstar.com.
Tech developer for Bud Greene’s Bud Babes Network.
Currently developing agriculture growing formulas, including THUNDERgro™-Physics-Based Grow Potentiator, and ramping up botanicals production in California and Michigan, and running an IT/ WEB/Media Hosting and development company in California.
Became experienced in the production of various forms of Infusions, oils, and food products including Tofu made from Hempseeds.
Bred 14 proprietary Cannabis Strain Phenotypes.
Partnered with others in the development of Five Cannabis Collectives in California, along with five production facilities to support them.
Media and development support for numerous collectives.
IT/Web/Media Development for HEMJOBA,llc (hemjoba.com)
IT/Web/Media Development for Grandma Baker’s Edibles (grandmabakers.com)
Supported the healing of several patients from serious illnesses using Cannabis Compounds.
Currently Owner/Manager/Partner in HEMP2HEALTH, llc, a Colorado-based Cannabis and HEMP Production Company.
Proprietary CBD tincture formula development, HEMP2HEALTH,llc
Cannabis/HEMP Medical Industry Application IP development.
Senior Director, IT/Web/Media Developer at the Non-Profit Organization, Center For Enterprise and Community Development, Founder of the Pet Cancer Research Institute. (petcancer.us).
Consultant, Integrated Compliance Systems (icslv.com) a company which has developed a seed to vault system for the cannabis banking industry.
Consultant, Marisol Gardens, Maggie’s Farm.
Consultant, Member of Advisory Board, Pure Gold Cannabis Co.
Consultant, Member of Advisory Board, Precisions Cuts Cannabis Production.