The founder and CEO of ArborSide Compassion, located in Ann Arbor, Rhory has been a cannabis activist for over 35 years and in 2011 started a dispensary of his own. Since then, ArborSide has grown into one of the top provisioning centers in the state, servicing over 1,200 patients per week and has won over 22 HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup awards, including half a dozen different original edibles created by in-house chefs at ArborSide. Creator of an annual grow seminar starting off the weekend of Ann Arbor’s Hash Bash, Rhory has hosted speakers such as Kyle Kushman, Ed Rosenthal, Kenneth “K” Morrow, DJ Short and Mike Boutin.