Behind the microscope

Photograph by Sweet Deezy

Courtney Maltais

Botanist, Cannabis Consultant, Writer



Deeper Dissection

Courtney Maltais is co-founder of The Clear™ California and lead botanist at The Clear™. Earning dual degrees in Molecular Biology and English Literature at The University of New Hampshire, Courtney has a passion for botany, product development, and science journalism.

Courtney grew up in the lush woodland forests of New England. From a young age she was drawn to flora & fauna. From the mossy logs decomposing on the forest floor, to the white birch trees adorned in yellow leaves - she had a deep appreciation for the resilient life of plants.  


She has conducted numerous research grows in California, working with industry leaders on cannabis cultivation and tissue culture projects. She is an advocate for sustainability in both growing and concentrate manufacturing.


Her combined love of science and cannabis has been the foundation of her work with The Clear™​

She continues to consult within the cannabis industry, working on various research and cultivation projects. 


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