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Knocking Out the Stigma of Cannabis

"Iron" Mike Tyson continues takes jabs at critics, knocking out the stigma of cannabis and moving the conversation to the ring.

Prolific Professional Boxer, Megastar and Cannabis Advocate, Mike Tyson is pushing to break the stigma and continues to make waves inside the ring, revealing he smoked cannabis before his fight with Roy Jones Jr.

Listen, I can’t stop smoking… I smoke during the fights… I just have to smoke, I’m sorry. I’m a smoker… I smoke everyday. I never stopped smoking.

Mike Tyson

The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association tested both fighters for performance-enhancing drugs prior to the fight, however cannabis reportedly was NOT on the list of banned substances.

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Mike Tyson : Mike Tyson is a retired American Professional Boxer, competing from 1985-2005. “Iron” Mike Tyson is widely considered to be one of the best heavyweight boxers of all time. He was the undisputed heavyweight champion from 1987-1990, winning his first 19 professional fights from knockout, 12 coming in the first round. Tyson a long time cannabis advocate has used his platform to push for normalization and an open discussion on multiple platforms. In 2016 he took the fight front and centre, creating the “Tyson Holistic Label” which is reportedly generated close to $500,000+ on a monthly basis. He has since expanded his empire launching a 418 acre Cannabis themed resort and the “Tyson University” for craft growers and individuals keen on cultivation. As Mike continues to grow his empire he has his eyes set on Medical Research and treatment for the Cannabis Plant.

Tyson Ranch : Tyson Ranch is a packaging and licensing company founder by Mike Tyson that creates clearer communication around the potential benefits of cannabis per individual consumer. Through packaging we allow users to make more control of their experience and find peace much like Mike did. They are dedicated to working with esteemed growers to create the highest quality products.

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