James Lieberman has a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Richmond and an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado. He is certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene for the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene. He founded and leads THC Safety, Inc, an Arvada, Colorado based cannabis facility design and operations consulting firm.
He is the author of A Practical Guide for Hazardous Waste Management, Administration and Compliance, The Business of Environmental Health & Safety Management and Cannabis Concentrate Production Technology: Process, Hazards and Controls. He has served as an expert witness in nuisance and chemical exposure cases.
He is the lead instructor for two seminars that are entitled Cannabis Concentrate Production Technology and Cannabis Processing Facility Design.
He was honored by Colorado Mountain College in 1984 with an award for instructor of the year and in 2009 he was honored by AIHA–RMS as Industrial Hygienist of the year.