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Exclusive: Al Harrington, Wilson Chandler, John Monopoly Talk Ownership In Cannabis On Black Tech Green Money Podcast

Over the past year, we’ve seen an influx of Black entrepreneurs venture into the cannabis industry. People like Viola Brands’ Al Harrington, Wilson Chandler, and John Monopoly are among the businessmen that are ensuring that more people who look like us have ownership in the industry. As former NBA players turned businessmen, Harrington and Chandler wanted to ensure that their legacy went beyond just basketball. “I think the main thing was just educating myself toward the end of my career after I started to realize that I wasn’t jumping as high, I wasn’t as fast, I wasn’t as important to the league like I used to be. So, I had to figure out what was next,” said Harrington in a recent episode of Black Tech Green Money. Harrington, who recently announced the launch of the Harrington Insitute, a school for cannabis education, attributes that business mindset to his financial adviser. “I always give my financial adviser a lot of credit because throughout my career I’ve had great...

Sep 14, 2021