Former World Heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, has revealed that he smokes $40,000 (over 28 million Kwacha) worth of marijuana each month at his ranch in California where it was legalized for recreational use.
The conversation come up during his podcast âHotboxin with Mike Tysonâ with his business partner Eben Britton.
âWhat do we smoke a month? Itâs about $40,000?â Tyson asked.
âWe smoke ten tons of weed on the ranch a month,â Britton added.
âAinât that crazy,â Tyson commented.
The ranch produces all sorts of cannabis products in a state where the drug is legal.
âTyson Ranch proudly supports the industries very best, bringing you âBetter Cannabisâ in every single package. Our commitment to the plant and exotic genetics to ensure that we deliver clean, quality, premium cannabis with every purchase,â Tyson Ranch website proclaims.
The ranch seats on a 40-acre plot of land where Tyson grows the marijuana as well as fund research into the medical effects of the drug.
In 2000, the former heavyweight champion was fined for testing positive for marijuana.
In his memoir he said he would get high before major fights.
He also said he used marijuana when he was sentenced for cocaine possession in 2007.