“It’s Unfortunate”: Despite Being Business Rivals, CEO of Mike Tyson, Ric Flair, and Hulk Hogan’s $160 Million Empire Saddened by Snoop Dogg’s Major Setback in Cannabis World (Exclusive)

Published 10/08/2023, 6:30 PM EDT

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It’s not every day that retired athletes start new business ventures. But when they do, it’s always with the best in the industry. Back in October 2021, Mike Tyson launched his cannabis brand, Tyson 2.0. Following its success, former iconic WWE superstars like Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan joined the lineup with their own line of products. 

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The Nature Boy joined Tyson 2.0 with his line of Ric Flair Drip cannabis products, specializing in pre-rolls and edibles. Later, even Hulk Hogan joined the Tyson 2.0 brand, selling various cannabis accessories. Together, this enterprise has turned out to become a massive $160 million business empire. However, Tyson 2.0 is not the only major player in the market. Earlier, Snoop Dogg also had his own brand of cannabis products. Unfortunately, Snoop’s brand, Leafs By Snoop, ceased operations a while ago. In a recent exclusive interview with Essentiallysports, the CEO of Tyson 2.0 expressed his sadness about the failure of Snoop’s brand. Adam Wilks spoke on ES FanCast with our Host Noah Lack.

Adam Wilks claims, “Their process could have been different”

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While talking to Noah Lack from Essentiallysports, Wilks spoke about Snoop’s failed brand. He began by asserting, “LBS, you know, I think they could have done a lot of…different things…their process could have been different. Wilks asserted that the brand could have been a lot bigger and expressed his sadness with its closer. “That brand could have been huge..it’s unfortunate that it’s shut down in Canada,” Wilks told Noah. 

Wilks went on to speculate that the brand has halted operations in the US and might relaunch under a new brand name. Nevertheless, he expressed his disappointment about the situation. “But it’s unfortunate knowing he was such a big iconic name in the cannabis world, right?”

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Mike Tyson wants NBA players to smoke his products.

The prohibition of cannabis usage has been a standard for most sports settings, but things are transforming in recent times. In June 2023, the NBA announced that players won’t be penalized for the use of cannabis. Following the news, Mike Tyson suggested all NBA players should smoke cannabis from his brand.

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In a recent interview with TMZ, Mike asked all NBA players to get in touch with him to get the best marijuana. Mike claimed that his products are the best in the world. He even highlighted that reviews from his prior customers are a testament to his claim. What’s more, Tyson recommended some of the flavors he smokes during his popular podcast – Hotboxin’ With Mike Tyson.

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Adam Wilks has helped Mike and the others come out of retirement to make a lot of money. Despite being a rival company, Wilks expressed his sadness with the failure of Snoop’s brand. Perhaps even Snoop can join Mike and the others to get back in the game. However, what is your opinion on the matter? Would you try Tyson 2.0 products? Also, what is your opinion regarding this EssentiallySports Exclusive interview?

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