If you live in Washington or Colorado, you’ll soon be able legally to partake of Willie Nelson’s premium brand of cannabis. Willie’s Reserve is expected to be available in select stores in July in Washington, before debuting in Colorado in August.
In a press release that calls the Country Music Hall of Famer “the face of responsible marijuana use in the United States,” Willie says he always knew marijuana would be legalized. He’s just surprised it happened in his lifetime.
“I’ve smoked enough and I want to give back,” he admits candidly. “Now that legalization is spreading across the country, there’s a great opportunity to build a company that can help a lot of people. I hope it gives social justice to those who are incarcerated for doing what we’re now doing legally,” he adds.
To celebrate, Willie will do a show this Saturday at Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington. He’ll follow with another concert July 30 at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Greenwood, Colorado.
Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Recent posts in Music News