Lamar Odom has a new business venture.
The former NBA star, who has battled a crack cocaine addiction, is investing in the marijuana business, he revealed in a new interview with The Blast.
Odom, 38, said he found that marijuana was helpful in his treatment and recovery for substance abuse.
“While going through rehab, I discovered certain strains that support wellness,” he said. “Friends, associates, and ex-teammates asked me what solutions I was using on my road back to recovery, and that’s when Rich Soil Organics was born.”
“It’s a perfect time to offer these cannabis solutions to the public who may be going through similar body issues as I am,” he added.
Odom is expected to launch the line later this year in California. According to The Blast, Rich Soil Organics will cultivate “organically grown, pesticide-free cannabis,” and plan to roll out a line of products including flowers, concentrates, extracts and other CBD/THC infusions.
Odom’s history with drug abuse spans back to 2001, when he was suspended for violating NBA drug policy twice in eight months. He admitted at the time to smoking marijuana, telling reporters, “I hope everyone doesn’t pass judgment on my mistake. [Read more at People]