Mr. Macdonell is a retired RCMP officer and recognized expert in the field of cannabis and cannabis cultivation. During his extensive RCMP career, he initiated and supervised legal marijuana grow facilities in Vancouver and Edmonton for the purpose of training RCMP and City Police personnel to become specialists in the cannabis industry. In addition to training law enforcement, Mr. Macdonell is recognized as an expert witness in cannabis, cannabis production and distribution at all levels of the Canadian court system. He has lectured extensively to other agencies such as the Drug Enforcement Agency in the U.S. and the Department of Justice Personnel in Canada. Since retiring from the RCMP, Mr. Macdonell has served two terms as a City Councillor for the City of Coquitlam and has sat on the Boards of several civic organizations.
Doug Macdonell commented: “I am pleased to be appointed to the Board of Liberty Leaf as it takes its place in this exciting new industry. The legalization of cannabis is long overdue and the opportunities for Liberty Leaf to play a significant role in bringing this product to market for consumers and investors will be rewarding.”