Los Angles-based rapper and Instagram tease The Game is officially the most recent celebrity to invest in cannabusiness. The Game joins musicians like Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, and Wiz Khalifa in embracing this multi-billion dollar industry by investing in a Santa Ana dispensary called The Reserve.
When asked about his new involvement with this dispensary, The Game said that he “finally has a platform to legally cultivate and sell a plant that saves lives and is changing our world in a positive way.” He went on to say, “I felt a responsibility to my family and the rest of the cannabis community to do this the right way,”
The 420 Games began a few years back in Golden Gate park with a fun run, beer garden and concert by reggae star Pato Banton. The reason? Getting rid of the stoner stigma and the negativity created by the media about the use of cannabis as it relates to an active lifestyle. Created by Jim McAlpine, The 420 Games are now in six cities. Each race includes giveaways from sponsors, a post-race yoga session, beer gardens and live music.
San Leandro City Council voted last Monday to select Davis Street Wellness Center as the recipient of the city’s second medical marijuana dispensary.
The long night of debate brought an end to an even longer two-year application and vetting process that started with 15 applicants. With the support of current employees and local community, Dr. John Oram, president and CEO of DSWC, gave a hard-hitting, 10-minute presentation that highlighted several inconsistencies with the other applicants, namely BLUM’s application in regard to its finances and merger with Newport Beach–based Terra Tech Corporation.
In November California voters will go to the polls and one of the issues they’ll decide on is recreational marijuana legalization. The measure, now officially dubbed Proposition 64, would legalize cannabis possession for all adults up to an ounce and would also allow for adults to grow 6 plants at home.