Renowned heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recently shared insights on his affinity for cannabis at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Miami. His heartfelt sentiments about cannabis stirred the audience, shedding a personal light on the benefits he believes it brings to his life.
“I love cannabis because a cannabis is who I am,” Tyson passionately professed. He spoke candidly about his personal journey with the plant, describing it as a source of happiness that has had a significant positive impact not only on his own life, but on the lives of his family members as well.
“My family loves cannabis because I take it in the house. There’s a lot of happiness in the house. And that’s what cannabis is to me: happiness,” Tyson continued. He argued against the notion of cannabis inciting aggression or conflict, humorously quipping, “I never smoked a joint and said, ‘Oh, man, that sucks… I’ma kick his ass.'”
His candid remarks offered a stark counterpoint to common stereotypes surrounding cannabis users, presenting a perspective rooted in personal experience and genuine enthusiasm.