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Players Only: Chris Webber Announces The Launch Of His Cannabis Brand With Strains Coming From Quavo, Raekwon, And More

Chris Webber is accelerating his efforts in the cannabis industry. View this post on Instagram A post shared by PLAYERS ONLY (@playersonlylifestyle)

Samantha Dorisca

Aug 12, 2022

Former NBA Star Chris Webber Set To Build A $50M Cannabis Facility In His Hometown Of Detroit

Today, NBA Hall of Famer Chris Webber has announced a step toward achieving not only his dreams but those of his community as well. In an effort to ensure minorities will not be left out of the cannabis industry, the entrepreneur has announced The launch of The Players Only Holdings — co-founded with entrepreneur Lavetta Willis — will bring a $50 million cannabis operational and training facility to Detroit, MI. “To be able to bring this to Detroit is the most special thing because I waited,” said Webber in a press statement to CBS Sports. “I waited till I really learned the industry; we’ve been in here a while. I waited to try and see what the right landscape was, and all of that studying and preparation and patience really makes me feel like I just can’t wait to hit this here, and the people are going to make it a home run.” This news follows just five months after Webber’s nonprofit WebberWild partnered with Cookies U to create cannabis-led initiatives to provide educational...

Samantha Dorisca

Sep 28, 2021