A biochemist with over a decade of experience in the cannabis industry, Dr. Jeffrey Raber is the Co-Founder and President of The Werc Shop – a lab-testing facility based in Los Angeles. Dr. Raber received his PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Southern California and is also an Executive Officer with the Association of Commercial Cannabis Laboratories (ACCL).
Alec Dixon is a Co-Founder of SC Labs. SC Labs was responsible for developing the cannabis industry’s first testing standards – guidelines that have been widely adopted by the cannabis community, regulators, governments, and a host of other top organizations. As Director of Client Relations, he relies on his many years of experience as a successful sales consultant in the hydroponic industry.
An internationally recognized cannabis expert and public health researcher, Amanda Reiman has taught courses on drug policy at UC Berkeley for 10 years and has consulted for various cities and states on the development of medical marijuana policy. Dr. Reiman has also conducted numerous studies on medical marijuana dispensaries and the use of marijuana as a treatment for addiction.
With his hands deep in the soil since childhood, Patrick King (aka “The Soil King”) has been unearthing the secrets and complexities of organic gardening for decades. A colorful and larger-than-life presence in the cannabis space, he has been applying his unique insights and expertise around nutrients to cannabis cultivation since 2005.
Nick Tanem (aka “Nikka T”) is a multi-award winning hash master who has won over a dozen Cannabis Cup awards for his potent solventless hash. Following his love for cannabis, he traveled to Amsterdam as a young man to learn hash-making methodology from legendary crafters, and, having returned to the States, he continues to grow and improve on those techniques.
A second generation, regenerative farmer residing in Southern Humboldt County, Wendy Kornberg oversees her family-run, Full Sun Farms, producing high-grade, medical cannabis for herself and California patients.
A self-described “original hippie,” Swami Chaitanya moved to San Francisco in 1967. He went on to travel the world, living in South America, Europe, and India.
Kevin Jodrey is the mastermind behind the original Ganjier concept. He is the Founder of Port Royal and Wonderland Nursery and has judged at such prestigious cannabis competitions as Emerald Cup and Golden Tarp.
The cannabis industry is known for its customer service… just not in the way we would hope.
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Slowly cultivated throughout the centuries and forged in the fires of prohibition, the culture that surrounds modern day cannabis is anything but familiar to the uninitiated. Throughout the years, the…