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Mike Tyson breaks ground on California marijuana farm and resort

Mike Tyson breaks ground on California marijuana farm and resort”

According to Gary Trock of The Blast, Tyson broke ground on a 40-acre plot of land in California City, which he intends to use to grow marijuana as well as fund research into the medical effects of the drug.

The 40-acre ranch is located in California City, California, which is roughly 60 miles from Death Valley National Park.

Half of the land will be used to cultivate cannabis in a way that 'will allow master growers to have maximum control of their environment'.

Tyson, known best for his boxing prowess, including becoming the youngest heavyweight champion in history, was fined $200,000 in 2000 after testing positive for marijuana. There will also be a Tyson Cultivation School to teach growers the latest and greatest ways to ideal their own strains.

The rest of the acreage will feature "glamping" campgrounds and cabins, a hydro-feed plant, a "Tyson Cultivation School", a hydro-feed plant and supply store, an amphitheater, an extraction facility and an edible factory.

Tyson has teamed up with business partner Robert Hickman, Jay Strommen, and California City Mayor Jennifer Wood.

Tyson is reportedly a believer in the medicinal and healing qualities of marijuana.

The US state is expecting a marijuana boom with legalisation, and the mayor described the ranch as a "rebirth" for the city which will create needed jobs.

We're told the company that operates the ranch, Tyson Holistic, is comprised mainly of veterans, and says taking care of men and women who have served in the armed forces is a top priority.

Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Nevada were the first to introduce recreational pot sales on a state-regulated, licensed and taxed basis.



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