Meet the man selling marijuana across from Trenton's City Hall. Even the mayor is a fan of 'NJWeedman.'
TRENTON, N.J. — Ed Forchion sells marijuana in New Jersey’s state capital — directly across from City Hall.He doesn’t have a license. What he’s doing is blatantly illegal. He doesn’t care who knows.New Jersey voters are voting in next week’s general election on whether to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use. A statewide legal market could be up and running by late 2021.But Forchion is certain there won’t be a place for him under a state-administered cannabis industry.“Not only am I a convicted felon,” he said, “I don’t have $2 million to pony up for a permit.”Forchion, also known as ...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Sonics legend Shawn Kemp to open Seattle's first Black-owned marijuana dispensary
SEATTLE — Just a stone’s throw away from where he used to rattle rims and enthrall the green-clad fans inside KeyArena, Sonics legend Shawn Kemp is embarking on a new endeavor. The “Reign Man” is opening up a cannabis shop called “Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis,” which will become Seattle’s first Black-owned dispensary.The dispensary “Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis” located at 3035 1st Ave. will open Friday, Oct. 30. Kemp will be joined by his former teammate and Hall of Famer Gary Payton for a ribbon-cutting ceremony beginning at 12:45 p.m. and the shop will officially open its doors to the public at 1 p.m.“I’...
The Seattle Times