Wednesday, 20 June, 2018

Mike Tyson Announces Plans to Open Cannabis Resort in California Desert

Mike Tyson Announces Plans to Open Cannabis Resort in California Desert Mike Tyson Announces Plans to Open Cannabis Resort in California Desert
Lucia Summers | 12 January, 2018, 19:17

Mike Tyson might be the most excited man in California now that the state has officially legalized the sale of recreational marijuana. Tyson has purchased 40 acres of land in California City, a town with a population of just 15,000 people southwest of Death Valley. The ranch will dedicate 20 acres to growing high-grade cannabis for medicinal and recreational use.

Of the multifarious developments springing from the legalization of marijuana in California this week, here's one that was hard to predict: Soon, everybody will be getting high over at Mike Tyson's place.

Tyson and business partners Robert Hickman and Jay Strommen are attempting to pull a rope-a-dope on their competition by providing a full preview of the vision they have for their facility.

"Undeveloped lands are primed to be cultivated" and Tyson Ranch will be an oasis in the desert, Hickman said.

Tyson is not the first former sportsman to make the move into marijuana market either. The ranch will also feature an amphitheater, glamping, an edible factory and an extraction facility.

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Along with luxurious corporate retreat facilities, The Blast reports the facility will also offer clients hands-on marijuana growing lessons taught by Tyson - helping budding growers to ideal their craft in the Tyson Cultivation School. It has also been reported that the majority of the employees for the company running the resort, Tyson Holistic, are veterans.

You can now buy, sell, consume cannabis in California, but look out for a few rules - from not smoking pot in public to driving under the influence of the drug.

But as Tyson once famously said, "Everyone has a plan, until you get punched in the mouth".

"That's my biggest regret", he said.

Aside from business, the former Heavyweight Champ believes in the healing properties of weed, and how its compound CBD (cannabidiol) reportedly acts as an anti-inflammatory, anticonvulsant, antioxidant, and antipsychotic agent that has been used to treat PTSD. No word on whether or not that Mike Tyson strain will be available in the Tyson Cannabis Resort store or not.

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