Jorge Cervantes aka George Van Patten, American horticulturist, publisher, medical cannabis grower and patient, and world-renowned author/writer specializing in indoor, outdoor, and greenhouse cultivation of Medical Cannabis.

His books, articles, photographs and instructional DVDs are educational horticultural manuals demonstrating techniques for high-yield closet, basement, backyard, and guerrilla gardens. Today, Cannabis Universities in the USA use his book, Marijuana Horticulture, as the main textbook and his videos as instructional aids. Cervantes wrote a Q & A column (Jorge’s Rx) for 10 years and continues to write feature articles in High Times magazine. Cervantes’ goal has been to educate the world about the plant he loves and respects through his articles, books, and videos.

In 2010, Jorge Cervantes was presented with the Dr. Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the cannabis industry