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Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

This page contains sweepstakes terms and conditions for 1. “Quest Dual 205 Dehumidifier Sweeps” 2. “Gavita Scooter & LED Sweeps” 3. “General Hydroponics Sweeps”. 

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Official Rules

“Quest Dual 205 Dehumidifier Sweeps”
SPONSORED BY Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR
CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
2. Entry Period: The “Quest Dual 205 Dehumidifier Sweeps” (“Sweepstakes”) commences 10:00 A.M.
Pacific Time (“PT”) on 12/12/2019 and ends 6:00 P.M. PT on 12/12/2019 (“Sweepstakes Period”). All
interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions made by Sponsor relating to the Sweepstakes are final and
binding in all respects.
3. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to registered participants of the 2019 MJ Biz Conference in
Las Vegas, Nevada who have reached the age of majority in their state, province or territory of residence
excluding residents of the province of Quebec, Canada. Employees, officers, directors and assigns of Hawthorne
Hydroponics LLC (“Hawthorne” or “Sponsor”) and its respective parent companies, affiliated companies,
subsidiaries, advertising agencies, promotion and administration agencies and any entity which is involved in any
aspect of the creation, production, operation, execution or fulfillment of Sweepstakes, and each of their respective
agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns, as well as any person who is a member of the immediate
family of any of the foregoing persons (i.e., parents, spouse, siblings, children, grandparents, step parents, step children
and step siblings, and their respective spouses) or who lives in the same household as, or is domiciled with, the
foregoing persons, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its respective
parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, partners, dealers, manufacturers, distributors, sponsors,
advertising agencies, promotion and administration agencies and any entity which is involved in any aspect of
the creation, production, operation, execution or fulfillment of Sweepstakes, and each of their respective agents,
employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns are hereinafter referred to as the “Sweepstakes Entities”. By
participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants: (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the
interpretations of these Official Rules by Sponsor and by the decisions of Sponsor; (b) acknowledge compliance
with these Official Rules; (c) agree to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws,
rules and regulations; and (d) agree to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and
all claims, injury or damages arising out of or relating to participation in Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-
related activities (including travel to any of the participating retail locations) and/or the use, misuse or
redemption of the Prize (hereinafter defined), and for any claim including claims based on defamation, publicity
rights, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property
related cause of action. Void outside of the eligible area specified above and where prohibited.
4. To Enter: To receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry, entrants must complete the sweepstakes intake form
at the Hawthorne booth at the 2019 MJ Biz Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 12, 2019.
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person. Multiple entries received from any person in excess of the limitation
stated above will be void.
All entries submitted in compliance with these Official Rules and not disqualified are considered “Eligible
Entries”. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor. Entries will not be returned and receipt
of entries will not be acknowledged. Proof of entry submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt of entry
by Sponsor.
The odds of winning the Sweepstakes depend on the total number of Eligible Entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period.
All information submitted by entrants is subject to and will be treated in a manner consistent with Hawthorne’s
Privacy Policy accessible at https://www.hawthornegc.com/page/privacy-policy. By participating in the
Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree that Hawthorne may collect and use their personal information and
acknowledge that they have read and accepted the Hawthorne Privacy Policy.
5. Prize: The Winner (hereinafter defined) will receive one (1) a Quest 205 dehumidifier, with an
approximate retail value (“ARV”) of US$3,246 (the “Prize”). The ARV is subject to change based on current

market conditions at time of Prize fulfillment. Any difference between the ARV and the actual value, if any, will
not be awarded.
By participating in Sweepstakes, the Winner grants to Sponsor and each of its designees the right to use, edit,
adapt, post, stream, copy and exploit Winner’s name, state or province of residence, image, likeness, social media
handle, voice, statement, and any other attributes of the Winner, individually or with others, in whole or in part,
in conjunction with other material, if any, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for the purpose
of trade, advertising, promotion or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity, throughout the world,
without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
6. Winner Selection and Notification: There will be one (1) Eligible Entry selected in a random drawing
from among all of the Eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period at the Sponsor’s office located at
3204 NW 38 th Circle, Vancouver, Washington 98660 on 12/18/2019.
Sponsor or Administrator will contact the potential Winner via email provided. If a potential Winner cannot be
reached directly through the provided email by January 10, 2020, the potential Winner will be disqualified and
an alternate potential Winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all of the remaining Eligible
Entries, time permitting and at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
7. Winner Verification: The potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of
eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within time period specified by Sponsor. If the
potential Winner resides in Canada, the potential Winner must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical
skill-testing question, unaided, as administered by Sponsor, in order to qualify as the Winner. If the
aforementioned documentation is not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as
undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Winner or the potential Winner does not correctly
answer the mathematical skill-testing question or is not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules, the
Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected. When the
aforementioned documentation is properly executed and returned within the specified time period (where
required), the potential Winner correctly answers the mathematical skill-testing question (where required), and
the potential Winner is otherwise in compliance with the Official Rules, the potential Winner will be confirmed
the winner (“Winner”).
In the event of non-compliance by a potential Winner such potential Winner shall be disqualified and all
privileges otherwise due as the Winner shall be terminated and an alternative potential Winner may be chosen
in a random drawing from among all of the remaining Eligible Entries received. Sponsor expressly reserves the
right to delay the announcement of the Winner for any reason Sponsor deems necessary. In addition, Sponsor
reserves the right to select an alternate Winner in event that any potential Winner fails to comply with these
Official Rules.
8. Prize Terms: The dates for selection of the Prize will be on 12/18/2019, but may be subject to change
in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If, for any reason, any Prize or portion thereof is unavailable or any Prize or related
event is delayed, cancelled or postponed, or for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to award a substitute prize, or portion of the Prize, of comparable or greater value as set forth in
these Official Rules. No substitution, transfer, assignment or cash equivalent of the Prize, or any portion thereof,
is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sweepstakes Entities shall have no responsibility or obligation
to a potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to, or who does not for any reason, accept or utilize the Prize.
All federal, state, provincial and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and/or
use of the Prize (e.g., shipping and transportation costs, vehicle registration, insurance, etc.), which are not
specifically listed above as part of the Prize, are solely Winner’s responsibility. The Prize is provided “as is”.
Entrants acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable
for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize or
portion thereof, including any express warranties provided by the supplier of the Prize or portion thereof, which
are sent along with the Prize and any implied warranty of merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose.
Arrangements for the delivery of the Prize will be made by Sponsor.
By participating in Sweepstakes, Winner acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have not and will not obtain or
provide insurance of any kind relating to the Prize and that Winner will be responsible for obtaining and paying
for any form of insurance relating to the Prize that Winner deem appropriate.
9. General Terms: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place, or if the
Prize or portion thereof cannot be awarded due to delays, interruptions or failures due to acts of God, war,

natural disasters, weather, acts or threats of terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, work stoppages, fire,
acts of government, or other events outside of the reasonable control of Sweepstakes Entities. If, for any reason,
Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus,
bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable
control of Sweepstakes Entities, which, in Sponsor’s sole determination, corrupts or affects the administration,
security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend Sweepstakes. If Sweepstakes or any part of the Sweepstakes
is terminated or modified prior to the closing date of the Sweepstakes, notice will be posted on Instagram and
Facebook if time permits and the Prize will be awarded to the potential Winner to be selected in a random
drawing from among all of the remaining uncorrupted Eligible Entries received prior to any such event outside
of the reasonable control of Sponsor. Sponsor also reserves the right to modify and amend these Official Rules
from time to time during Sweepstakes for clarification purposes and/or for any other reason.
Entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from any and all claims, damages and
liability of any kind arising, in whole or part, directly or indirectly, out of or relating in any way to entrant’s
participation in Sweepstakes and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against
Sweepstakes Entities. Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility for and will disqualify entries that are:
stolen, late, lost, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, destroyed, delayed, misdirected, not
received, or entries that have incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any of the
equipment or programming associated with or utilized in Sweepstakes, or by any human, mechanical or
electronic error which may occur in the processing of the entries in Sweepstakes, or other errors appearing
within the Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes related advertisements. Sweepstakes Entities assume no
responsibility for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of Sweepstakes,
errors in processing entries, identifying the Winner, in the announcement of the Prize and Winner, and the
delivery of the Prize, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer
systems, online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any website, or any combination thereof,
including, without limitation, any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer
system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials associated with the
Sweepstakes. Use of any device to automate or subvert entry is prohibited and any entries received by such
means will be void. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries are
permitted and any entries received by such means will be void. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion
to disqualify any person they suspect or find: (i) to have used a software generated, robotic, programmed, script,
macro or other automated entry; (ii) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of Sweepstakes;
(iii) to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person;
(iv) to display behavior that will bring such Winner or Sweepstakes Entities into disgrace; (v) to have provided
inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with Sweepstakes; or (vi) to be acting in
violation of these Official Rules. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY THE WINNER WILL RESULT IN
SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS THE WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS THE
WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
AS A CONDITION OF ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (I) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL ENTRANT BE
PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ENTRANT FURTHER WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES
MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; (II) ALL CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY
PRIZE AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY — WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION — BY BINDING ARBITRATION
(BY A SINGLE NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR SELECTED BY SPONSOR IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES
OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION; AND (III) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL
OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, BUT IN NO EVENT SHALL SUCH CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS OR AWARDS INCLUDE ATTORNEYS' FEES. THIS
SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION
OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW AND SHOULD SUCH AN
ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING
LEGAL/ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram or
any other social media platform where the Sweepstakes may be promoted. Entrants understand that Facebook,
Instagram and other social media platforms have no liability for any element of the Sweepstakes.
10. Request for Name of Winner and Official Rules: All requests for a copy of the Official Rules and for
the name of the Winner must be made by 06/18/20. Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a
set of Official Rules. For the name of the Winner and/or Official Rules: [email protected]

11. Sponsored by: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC, 800 Port
Washington Boulevard, Port Washington, New York 11050.

Official Rules

“Gavita Scooter & LED Sweeps”
SPONSORED BY Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR
CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
2. Entry Period: The “Gavita Scooter & LED Sweeps” (“Sweepstakes”) commences 10:00 A.M. Pacific
Time (“PT”) on 12/11/2019 and ends 6:00 P.M. PT on 12/12/2019 (“Sweepstakes Period”). All interpretations
of these Official Rules and decisions made by Sponsor relating to the Sweepstakes are final and binding in all
respects.
3. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to registered participants of the 2019 MJ Biz Conference in
Las Vegas, Nevada who have reached the age of majority in their state, province or territory of residence
excluding residents of the province of Quebec, Canada. Employees, officers, directors and assigns of Hawthorne
Hydroponics LLC (“Hawthorne” or “Sponsor”) and its respective parent companies, affiliated companies,
subsidiaries, advertising agencies, promotion and administration agencies and any entity which is involved in any
aspect of the creation, production, operation, execution or fulfillment of Sweepstakes, and each of their respective
agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns, as well as any person who is a member of the immediate
family of any of the foregoing persons (i.e., parents, spouse, siblings, children, grandparents, step parents, step children
and step siblings, and their respective spouses) or who lives in the same household as, or is domiciled with, the
foregoing persons, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its respective
parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, partners, dealers, manufacturers, distributors, sponsors,
advertising agencies, promotion and administration agencies and any entity which is involved in any aspect of
the creation, production, operation, execution or fulfillment of Sweepstakes, and each of their respective agents,
employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns are hereinafter referred to as the “Sweepstakes Entities”. By
participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants: (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the
interpretations of these Official Rules by Sponsor and by the decisions of Sponsor; (b) acknowledge compliance
with these Official Rules; (c) agree to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws,
rules and regulations; and (d) agree to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and
all claims, injury or damages arising out of or relating to participation in Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-
related activities (including travel to any of the participating retail locations) and/or the use, misuse or
redemption of the Prize (hereinafter defined), and for any claim including claims based on defamation, publicity
rights, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property
related cause of action. Void outside of the eligible area specified above and where prohibited.
4. To Enter: To receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry, entrants must complete the sweepstakes intake form
at the Hawthorne booth at the 2019 MJ Biz Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 11, 2019.
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person. Multiple entries received from any person in excess of the limitation
stated above will be void.
All entries submitted in compliance with these Official Rules and not disqualified are considered “Eligible
Entries”. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor. Entries will not be returned and receipt
of entries will not be acknowledged. Proof of entry submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt of entry
by Sponsor.
The odds of winning the Sweepstakes depend on the total number of Eligible Entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period.
All information submitted by entrants is subject to and will be treated in a manner consistent with Hawthorne’s
Privacy Policy accessible at https://www.hawthornegc.com/page/privacy-policy. By participating in the
Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree that Hawthorne may collect and use their personal information and
acknowledge that they have read and accepted the Hawthorne Privacy Policy.
5. Prize: The Winner (hereinafter defined) will receive one (1) a Gavita Scooter and a Gavita LED Light,
with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of US$3,500 collectively (the “Prize”). The ARV is subject to change

based on current market conditions at time of Prize fulfillment. Any difference between the ARV and the actual
value, if any, will not be awarded.
By participating in Sweepstakes, the Winner grants to Sponsor and each of its designees the right to use, edit,
adapt, post, stream, copy and exploit Winner’s name, state or province of residence, image, likeness, social media
handle, voice, statement, and any other attributes of the Winner, individually or with others, in whole or in part,
in conjunction with other material, if any, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for the purpose
of trade, advertising, promotion or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity, throughout the world,
without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
6. Winner Selection and Notification: There will be one (1) Eligible Entry selected in a random drawing
from among all of the Eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period at the Sponsor’s office located at
3204 NW 38 th Circle, Vancouver, Washington 98660 on 12/18/2019.
Sponsor or Administrator will contact the potential Winner via email provided. If a potential Winner cannot be
reached directly through the provided email by January 10, 2020, the potential Winner will be disqualified and
an alternate potential Winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all of the remaining Eligible
Entries, time permitting and at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
7. Winner Verification: The potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of
eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within time period specified by Sponsor. If the
potential Winner resides in Canada, the potential Winner must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical
skill-testing question, unaided, as administered by Sponsor, in order to qualify as the Winner. If the
aforementioned documentation is not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as
undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Winner or the potential Winner does not correctly
answer the mathematical skill-testing question or is not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules, the
Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected. When the
aforementioned documentation is properly executed and returned within the specified time period (where
required), the potential Winner correctly answers the mathematical skill-testing question (where required), and
the potential Winner is otherwise in compliance with the Official Rules, the potential Winner will be confirmed
the winner (“Winner”).
In the event of non-compliance by a potential Winner such potential Winner shall be disqualified and all
privileges otherwise due as the Winner shall be terminated and an alternative potential Winner may be chosen
in a random drawing from among all of the remaining Eligible Entries received. Sponsor expressly reserves the
right to delay the announcement of the Winner for any reason Sponsor deems necessary. In addition, Sponsor
reserves the right to select an alternate Winner in event that any potential Winner fails to comply with these
Official Rules.
8. Prize Terms: The dates for selection of the Prize will be on 12/18/2019, but may be subject to change
in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If, for any reason, any Prize or portion thereof is unavailable or any Prize or related
event is delayed, cancelled or postponed, or for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to award a substitute prize, or portion of the Prize, of comparable or greater value as set forth in
these Official Rules. No substitution, transfer, assignment or cash equivalent of the Prize, or any portion thereof,
is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sweepstakes Entities shall have no responsibility or obligation
to a potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to, or who does not for any reason, accept or utilize the Prize.
All federal, state, provincial and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and/or
use of the Prize (e.g., shipping and transportation costs, vehicle registration, insurance, etc.), which are not
specifically listed above as part of the Prize, are solely Winner’s responsibility. The Prize is provided “as is”.
Entrants acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable
for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize or
portion thereof, including any express warranties provided by the supplier of the Prize or portion thereof, which
are sent along with the Prize and any implied warranty of merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose.
Arrangements for the delivery of the Prize will be made by Sponsor.
By participating in Sweepstakes, Winner acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have not and will not obtain or
provide insurance of any kind relating to the Prize and that Winner will be responsible for obtaining and paying
for any form of insurance relating to the Prize that Winner deem appropriate.
9. General Terms: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place, or if the
Prize or portion thereof cannot be awarded due to delays, interruptions or failures due to acts of God, war,

natural disasters, weather, acts or threats of terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, work stoppages, fire,
acts of government, or other events outside of the reasonable control of Sweepstakes Entities. If, for any reason,
Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus,
bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable
control of Sweepstakes Entities, which, in Sponsor’s sole determination, corrupts or affects the administration,
security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend Sweepstakes. If Sweepstakes or any part of the Sweepstakes
is terminated or modified prior to the closing date of the Sweepstakes, notice will be posted on Instagram and
Facebook if time permits and the Prize will be awarded to the potential Winner to be selected in a random
drawing from among all of the remaining uncorrupted Eligible Entries received prior to any such event outside
of the reasonable control of Sponsor. Sponsor also reserves the right to modify and amend these Official Rules
from time to time during Sweepstakes for clarification purposes and/or for any other reason.
Entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from any and all claims, damages and
liability of any kind arising, in whole or part, directly or indirectly, out of or relating in any way to entrant’s
participation in Sweepstakes and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against
Sweepstakes Entities. Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility for and will disqualify entries that are:
stolen, late, lost, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, destroyed, delayed, misdirected, not
received, or entries that have incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any of the
equipment or programming associated with or utilized in Sweepstakes, or by any human, mechanical or
electronic error which may occur in the processing of the entries in Sweepstakes, or other errors appearing
within the Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes related advertisements. Sweepstakes Entities assume no
responsibility for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of Sweepstakes,
errors in processing entries, identifying the Winner, in the announcement of the Prize and Winner, and the
delivery of the Prize, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer
systems, online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any website, or any combination thereof,
including, without limitation, any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer
system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials associated with the
Sweepstakes. Use of any device to automate or subvert entry is prohibited and any entries received by such
means will be void. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries are
permitted and any entries received by such means will be void. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion
to disqualify any person they suspect or find: (i) to have used a software generated, robotic, programmed, script,
macro or other automated entry; (ii) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of Sweepstakes;
(iii) to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person;
(iv) to display behavior that will bring such Winner or Sweepstakes Entities into disgrace; (v) to have provided
inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with Sweepstakes; or (vi) to be acting in
violation of these Official Rules. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY THE WINNER WILL RESULT IN
SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS THE WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS THE
WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
AS A CONDITION OF ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (I) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL ENTRANT BE
PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ENTRANT FURTHER WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES
MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; (II) ALL CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY
PRIZE AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY — WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION — BY BINDING ARBITRATION
(BY A SINGLE NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR SELECTED BY SPONSOR IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES
OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION; AND (III) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL
OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, BUT IN NO EVENT SHALL SUCH CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS OR AWARDS INCLUDE ATTORNEYS' FEES. THIS
SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION
OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW AND SHOULD SUCH AN
ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING
LEGAL/ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram or
any other social media platform where the Sweepstakes may be promoted. Entrants understand that Facebook,
Instagram and other social media platforms have no liability for any element of the Sweepstakes.
10. Request for Name of Winner and Official Rules: All requests for a copy of the Official Rules and for
the name of the Winner must be made by 06/18/20. Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a
set of Official Rules. For the name of the Winner and/or Official Rules: [email protected]

11. Sponsored by: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC, 800 Port
Washington Boulevard, Port Washington, New York 11050.

Official Rules

“General Hydroponics Sweeps”
SPONSORED BY Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR
CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
2. Entry Period: The “General Hydroponics Sweeps” (“Sweepstakes”) commences 10:00 A.M. Pacific
Time (“PT”) on 12/13/2019 and ends 3:00 P.M. PT on 12/13/2019 (“Sweepstakes Period”). All interpretations
of these Official Rules and decisions made by Sponsor relating to the Sweepstakes are final and binding in all
respects.
3. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to registered participants of the 2019 MJ Biz Conference in
Las Vegas, Nevada who have reached the age of majority in their state, province or territory of residence
excluding residents of the province of Quebec, Canada. Employees, officers, directors and assigns of Hawthorne
Hydroponics LLC (“Hawthorne” or “Sponsor”) and its respective parent companies, affiliated companies,
subsidiaries, advertising agencies, promotion and administration agencies and any entity which is involved in any
aspect of the creation, production, operation, execution or fulfillment of Sweepstakes, and each of their respective
agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns, as well as any person who is a member of the immediate
family of any of the foregoing persons (i.e., parents, spouse, siblings, children, grandparents, step parents, step children
and step siblings, and their respective spouses) or who lives in the same household as, or is domiciled with, the
foregoing persons, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its respective
parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, partners, dealers, manufacturers, distributors, sponsors,
advertising agencies, promotion and administration agencies and any entity which is involved in any aspect of
the creation, production, operation, execution or fulfillment of Sweepstakes, and each of their respective agents,
employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns are hereinafter referred to as the “Sweepstakes Entities”. By
participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants: (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the
interpretations of these Official Rules by Sponsor and by the decisions of Sponsor; (b) acknowledge compliance
with these Official Rules; (c) agree to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws,
rules and regulations; and (d) agree to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and
all claims, injury or damages arising out of or relating to participation in Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes-
related activities (including travel to any of the participating retail locations) and/or the use, misuse or
redemption of the Prize (hereinafter defined), and for any claim including claims based on defamation, publicity
rights, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property
related cause of action. Void outside of the eligible area specified above and where prohibited.
4. To Enter: To receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry, entrants must complete the sweepstakes intake form
at the Hawthorne booth at the 2019 MJ Biz Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 13, 2019.
There is a limit of one (1) entry per person. Multiple entries received from any person in excess of the limitation
stated above will be void.
All entries submitted in compliance with these Official Rules and not disqualified are considered “Eligible
Entries”. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor. Entries will not be returned and receipt
of entries will not be acknowledged. Proof of entry submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt of entry
by Sponsor.
The odds of winning the Sweepstakes depend on the total number of Eligible Entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period.
All information submitted by entrants is subject to and will be treated in a manner consistent with Hawthorne’s
Privacy Policy accessible at https://www.hawthornegc.com/page/privacy-policy. By participating in the
Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree that Hawthorne may collect and use their personal information and
acknowledge that they have read and accepted the Hawthorne Privacy Policy.
5. Prize: The Winner (hereinafter defined) will receive (1) $1,500 in General Hydroponic Product of their
choosing, with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of US$1,500 (the “Prize”). The ARV is subject to change based

on current market conditions at time of Prize fulfillment. Any difference between the ARV and the actual value, if
any, will not be awarded.
By participating in Sweepstakes, the Winner grants to Sponsor and each of its designees the right to use, edit,
adapt, post, stream, copy and exploit Winner’s name, state or province of residence, image, likeness, social media
handle, voice, statement, and any other attributes of the Winner, individually or with others, in whole or in part,
in conjunction with other material, if any, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for the purpose
of trade, advertising, promotion or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity, throughout the world,
without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
6. Winner Selection and Notification: There will be one (1) Eligible Entry selected in a random drawing
from among all of the Eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period at the Sponsor’s office located at
3204 NW 38 th Circle, Vancouver, Washington 98660 on 12/18/2019.
Sponsor or Administrator will contact the potential Winner via email provided. If a potential Winner cannot be
reached directly through the provided email by January 10, 2020, the potential Winner will be disqualified and
an alternate potential Winner may be selected in a random drawing from among all of the remaining Eligible
Entries, time permitting and at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
7. Winner Verification: The potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of
eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within time period specified by Sponsor. If the
potential Winner resides in Canada, the potential Winner must correctly answer a time-limited mathematical
skill-testing question, unaided, as administered by Sponsor, in order to qualify as the Winner. If the
aforementioned documentation is not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as
undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact the potential Winner or the potential Winner does not correctly
answer the mathematical skill-testing question or is not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules, the
Prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected. When the
aforementioned documentation is properly executed and returned within the specified time period (where
required), the potential Winner correctly answers the mathematical skill-testing question (where required), and
the potential Winner is otherwise in compliance with the Official Rules, the potential Winner will be confirmed
the winner (“Winner”).
In the event of non-compliance by a potential Winner such potential Winner shall be disqualified and all
privileges otherwise due as the Winner shall be terminated and an alternative potential Winner may be chosen
in a random drawing from among all of the remaining Eligible Entries received. Sponsor expressly reserves the
right to delay the announcement of the Winner for any reason Sponsor deems necessary. In addition, Sponsor
reserves the right to select an alternate Winner in event that any potential Winner fails to comply with these
Official Rules.
8. Prize Terms: The dates for selection of the Prize will be on 12/18/2019, but may be subject to change
in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If, for any reason, any Prize or portion thereof is unavailable or any Prize or related
event is delayed, cancelled or postponed, or for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to award a substitute prize, or portion of the Prize, of comparable or greater value as set forth in
these Official Rules. No substitution, transfer, assignment or cash equivalent of the Prize, or any portion thereof,
is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sweepstakes Entities shall have no responsibility or obligation
to a potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to, or who does not for any reason, accept or utilize the Prize.
All federal, state, provincial and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and/or
use of the Prize (e.g., shipping and transportation costs, vehicle registration, insurance, etc.), which are not
specifically listed above as part of the Prize, are solely Winner’s responsibility. The Prize is provided “as is”.
Entrants acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable
for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize or
portion thereof, including any express warranties provided by the supplier of the Prize or portion thereof, which
are sent along with the Prize and any implied warranty of merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose.
Arrangements for the delivery of the Prize will be made by Sponsor.
By participating in Sweepstakes, Winner acknowledge that Sweepstakes Entities have not and will not obtain or
provide insurance of any kind relating to the Prize and that Winner will be responsible for obtaining and paying
for any form of insurance relating to the Prize that Winner deem appropriate.
9. General Terms: Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place, or if the
Prize or portion thereof cannot be awarded due to delays, interruptions or failures due to acts of God, war,

natural disasters, weather, acts or threats of terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, work stoppages, fire,
acts of government, or other events outside of the reasonable control of Sweepstakes Entities. If, for any reason,
Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus,
bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable
control of Sweepstakes Entities, which, in Sponsor’s sole determination, corrupts or affects the administration,
security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend Sweepstakes. If Sweepstakes or any part of the Sweepstakes
is terminated or modified prior to the closing date of the Sweepstakes, notice will be posted on Instagram and
Facebook if time permits and the Prize will be awarded to the potential Winner to be selected in a random
drawing from among all of the remaining uncorrupted Eligible Entries received prior to any such event outside
of the reasonable control of Sponsor. Sponsor also reserves the right to modify and amend these Official Rules
from time to time during Sweepstakes for clarification purposes and/or for any other reason.
Entrants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from any and all claims, damages and
liability of any kind arising, in whole or part, directly or indirectly, out of or relating in any way to entrant’s
participation in Sweepstakes and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against
Sweepstakes Entities. Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility for and will disqualify entries that are:
stolen, late, lost, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, destroyed, delayed, misdirected, not
received, or entries that have incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any of the
equipment or programming associated with or utilized in Sweepstakes, or by any human, mechanical or
electronic error which may occur in the processing of the entries in Sweepstakes, or other errors appearing
within the Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes related advertisements. Sweepstakes Entities assume no
responsibility for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of Sweepstakes,
errors in processing entries, identifying the Winner, in the announcement of the Prize and Winner, and the
delivery of the Prize, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer
systems, online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any website, or any combination thereof,
including, without limitation, any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer
system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials associated with the
Sweepstakes. Use of any device to automate or subvert entry is prohibited and any entries received by such
means will be void. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries are
permitted and any entries received by such means will be void. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion
to disqualify any person they suspect or find: (i) to have used a software generated, robotic, programmed, script,
macro or other automated entry; (ii) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of Sweepstakes;
(iii) to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person;
(iv) to display behavior that will bring such Winner or Sweepstakes Entities into disgrace; (v) to have provided
inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with Sweepstakes; or (vi) to be acting in
violation of these Official Rules. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY THE WINNER WILL RESULT IN
SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS THE WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS THE
WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
AS A CONDITION OF ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (I) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL ENTRANT BE
PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ENTRANT FURTHER WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES
MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; (II) ALL CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY
PRIZE AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY — WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION — BY BINDING ARBITRATION
(BY A SINGLE NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR SELECTED BY SPONSOR IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES
OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION; AND (III) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL
OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, BUT IN NO EVENT SHALL SUCH CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS OR AWARDS INCLUDE ATTORNEYS' FEES. THIS
SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION
OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW AND SHOULD SUCH AN
ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING
LEGAL/ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram or
any other social media platform where the Sweepstakes may be promoted. Entrants understand that Facebook,
Instagram and other social media platforms have no liability for any element of the Sweepstakes.
10. Request for Name of Winner and Official Rules: All requests for a copy of the Official Rules and for
the name of the Winner must be made by 06/18/20. Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a
set of Official Rules. For the name of the Winner and/or Official Rules: [email protected]

11. Sponsored by: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC, 800 Port
Washington Boulevard, Port Washington, New York 11050.