Edward “Swerve” Clarizio, founder of The Cali Connection seed bank, was diagnosed with five eye diseases and multiple sclerosis by the age of 30. After battling the side effects of his prescribed medications, he turned to medical marijuana as an alternative.

Then he started developing some of today’s most coveted marijuana seeds. His personal success in pain management led him to found The Cali Connection. Today, the $3 million-a-year company employs 10 people and has amassed dozens of industry awards, and Clarizio is a well-known advocate for medical cannabis.
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