New Delhi: The "Baddest Man on the Planet” former World champion boxer Mike Tyson made a startling revelation in a podcast interview about marijuana. The retired boxer has entered the cannabis business in California where smoking is legal and revealed that he smokes weed around $40,000, a month. The amount in Indian currency comes to Rs 28 lakh.
In the podcast called Hot Boxin', which Tyson co-hosts along with is his fellow cannabis advocate, Eben Britton, with special guest rapper Jim Jones, Tyson talked about the amount of cannabis he smokes.
Smoking weed on the podcast, Tyson asked, “What do we smoke a month? It’s about $40,000?”
“We smoke ten tons of weed on the ranch a month,” Britton said.
“Ain’t that crazy,” Tyson commented.
“It’s non stop, every second we are smoking...” Britton further said.
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Tyson's career has been marred with controversies and scandals. He was the the first heavweight boxer to hold the WBA, WBC and IBF titles simultaneously.
Talking about the marijuana been legalised in the US, the legalization of the recreational use of weed in California took effect in January 2018, which is expected to increase the revenue of the US most populous state by several billion dollars each year.
At present, a total of 29 US states have adopted medical marijuana laws and seven states have adopted the most expansive laws legalising marijuana for recreational use.
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