Founder and Lead Botanist, The Clear™
Courtney Maltais is co-founder and head botanist at The Clear™. With backgrounds in Molecular Biology and English Literature at The University of New Hampshire, Maltais has a passion for agricultural research science and science journalism.
She has conducted numerous research grows in California, working with industry leaders on cannabis cultivation and tissue culture projects since early 2013. 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™.
The Clear™ was the first distillate cannabis oil to market, founded in April 2013. Since then, Maltais has helped structure all of The Clear’s manufacturing and production processes with seven established licensed partners across the United States. She helped in the development of all-natural flavor formulation and various novel products infused with cannabis or hemp derived CBD. Working directly with manufacturers and Cultivators, Maltais has always focused on efficiency and quality within the cannabis space.
In 2017, Maltais founded CM Botanical LLC and began consulting within the cannabis industry working on various research, manufacturing, and cultivation projects. CM Botanical is an educational and consultation company focused on bridging the gaps between the scientific community and the cannabis industry.