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We build innovative, effective, and enjoyable cannabis products that improve peoples' lives.
Dave Bonvillain, Elite's Chief Science Officer
David Bonvillain a highly regarded leader in the cannabis industry, particularly in developing products that treat a wide variety of illnesses and chronic conditions. He is the owner and Chief Science Officer of Elite California, Elite Botanicals, and Loveland Molecular Laboratories.
Cultivating for decades, over the past several years, David has led cultivation, extraction, and new product development collaborating with many of the world's top cannabis brands, including Mary's Medicinals, Mary's Nutritionals, EvoLabs, IncrEdibles, and Cheeba Chews.
David began his career as a cultivator, but realized there was a growing need for safe, effective products that would help people suffering from illness, chronic pain, and other conditions. David leverages organic chemistry principles and molecular gastronomy techniques in order to create innovative products that harness the power of cannabinoids to treat a wide variety of ailments.
David’s newest project is Elite California. Its headquarters — located in the rich central coast of California — feature an 80-acre farm, indoor cultivation facilities, and a state-of-the-art research and extraction laboratory. Located in Northern Colorado, Elite Botanicals and Loveland Molecular Laboratories cultivates on an 80-acre farm, 2-acre greenhouse property, and extracts over 30,000 pounds of CBD per year in the extraction and product development laboratory.
David is a sought-after speaker, author, and consultant on the health properties of cannabis, and is a winner of the High Times Cannabis Cup.