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Bob Marley’s Family Announces Launch of ‘Marley Natural’ Cannabis Brand

The family of reggae icon Bob Marley has announced that they have teamed up with a Seattle-based private equity firm to produce “a premium cannabis brand rooted in the life and legacy” of the legendary Jamaican. The brand, known as Marley Natural, will include pot-infused creams, strain’s of “heirloom Jamaican cannabis” inspired by the stuff that Marley himself used to smoke and accessories like portable vaporizers.

The announcement came this morning via a segment NBC’s Today, in which the Marley family revealed their partnership with Privateer Holdings, the owners of Marley Natural. Speaking with the program, Privateer Holdings CEO Brendan Kennedy said, “This is what the end of prohibition looks like…Bob Marley started to push for legalization more than 50 years ago. We’re going to help him finish it.” [Read More]

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