Matthew Jerome is the Founder and Chief Consultant at Meristem Cannabis Consulting and recently became the first fully certified Canadian Ganjier, registered out of Humboldt, CA – ganjier.com. Matthew began his cannabis career more than 15 years ago as a medicinal patient and designated grower, and has worked as a cannabis educator and consultant for the last 4 years. He has been an advocate for over 12 years and has spoken at a number of cannabis events highlighting its medicinal benefits. His goal within the industry has been to work with both companies and individuals to educate and provide confidence when it comes to quality related decisions. Matthew is a former patient-care specialist, kinesiologist and hydronic specialist, and has been using his expertise to design and consult for medicinal growers for over 11 years. He is a graduate with honours from the award winning NACPT – Industrial Cannabis Production program and is a certified Master Grower. Matthew has also provided numerous group information sessions, how-to seminars, and personalized one-on-one consultations on all aspects of cannabis.