April 2019

This month’s cover story highlights actor, comedian and now cannabis farmer Jim Belushi. During the early days of Saturday Night Live in the mid-1970s, Belushi tells Emerald, a secret strain called Captain Jack’s Gulzar Afghanica was introduced to the cast and writers. This Afghani seed, brought halfway across the world, put down its roots in the Emerald Triangle and eventually made its way behind the curtain in New York City.

Today, Belushi takes pride in his Oregon farm and is one of the only celebrities in the industry to be physically hands-on with the plant. Learn more about what Belushi is up to in this month’s cover story, “From Screen to Green.”

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