Retired professional wrestler Ric Flair uses cannabis for recovery and relaxation in place of prescription drugs and alcohol. But that hasn't always been the case.
At the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Miami Beach, in April, Flair said he often used alcohol to calm down following professional wrestling events during his 40-year career. Flair now considers himself a cannabis enthusiast and advocate, aiming to educate others on cannabis so they can make the transition sooner than he did.
Soon the champion went from cannabis user to cannabis entrepreneur, thanks to an agreement with Mike Tyson’s cannabis company, Tyson 2.0. In March, the company announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Ric Flair Drip, Inc. — the 16-time World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion’s business entity— with the aim of launching a second celebrity cannabis line in its portfolio and furthering its house of brands strategy.
Flair's passion for cannabis will be …