NBA’s Allen Iverson Joins Al Harrington’s Cannabis Company, Says They Are ‘About To Change The Game’

NBA Hall of Fame Allen Iverson has joined Viola, a purpose-driven cannabis brand co-founded by basketball great Al Harrington. Iverson is the latest in a long line of celebrities and high sports getting into the cannabis business. As Viola’s talent partner, Iverson will continue to build on many of Harrington’s business initiatives, leading the drop …

The first-ever immersive cannabis experience is headed to NYC

NYC’s first-ever immersive cannabis pop-up is on its way. This “multi-sensory cannabis experience,” called The Stone Age, is taking over 9,000 square feet of a Chelsea building starting September 15. Visitors will be taken through eight “thought-provoking installations…on a cannabis-inspired journey.” https://www.timeout.com/newyork/news/the-first-ever-immersive-cannabis-experience-is-headed-to-nyc-072721

Marijuana Travel Is Here And This New Cannabis Friendly Hotel Is Leading The Way

As more and more states have legalized recreational marijuana use in recent years, there’s been a lot of “buzz” in the travel industry about the future of cannabis vacations and what shape this would take. But like everything else in the world of travel, the global coronavirus pandemic and spread of COVID-19 changed the landscape …

As recreational use of marijuana arrives across the region, jobs in weed are growing

Marijuana is one of the fastest-growing industries in the country, hitting $18.3 billion in legal sales last year, a 71% increase (thanks to the stress of COVID) over 2019, according to cannabis website Leafly. Jobs in weed are also booming with wages that start at about $15 an hour for a cultivation trimmer or retail …

Amazon Is Officially a Registered Cannabis Lobbyist

It’s official! Amazon is now a registered cannabis lobbyist. And, there’s no arguing that Amazon’s mega bucks could make a difference in the lobbying effort to pass federal cannabis legislation in the United States. But who knows what kind of legislation it is going to advocate for? https://merryjane.com/news/amazon-is-officially-a-registered-cannabis-lobbyist

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