Kevin Bell is a life long cannabis entrepreneur with specialized knowledge in the operational, regulatory, and legal issues surrounding cannabis legalization. In 1989, Bell started cultivating cannabis and through his experiences, saw a demand for quality equipment. He went on to open Urban Organics in New Orleans 1992 – It was the first hydroponic store east of the Mississippi River. From 1993 to 2001, Bell relocated to Amsterdam where he worked with renowned shops like The Bluebird, The Green House, and Barney’s. In 2002 Bell made his way back to California to cultivate medical cannabis on his newly acquired properties in Humboldt. Today, Bell runs Tyson Ranch’s cannabis and hemp division and their expansion into the international market.