Newly minted Cannabis connoisseur, Mike Tyson, is planning to bring his booming weed business to the Caribbean.

Tyson, who owns a 400-acre marijuana resort in California, plans to help boost tourism in Antigua and Barbuda by opening a cannabis farm and creating an annual cannabis conference, The Daily Mail reports.

“I thought about how much good I could do by helping people with cannabis. It was a no-brainer,? Tyson told Cannabis Tech Today about his latest enterprise.

This will hopefully increase tourism to these beautiful Caribbean islands. Despite the stunning views found in Antigua, not to mention the beautiful villas offered by websites like, it perhaps doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. However, with a cannabis farm present on the island, it’s believed tourism numbers will jump.

After all, cannabis is becoming popular on a more global level; with it being legalized in some states of the USA and Canada, more and more people are using it both recreationally and medicinally. People can simply head over to sites like to buy their supply, and it will be as simple as heading to Tyson’s farm in the Caribbean.

Tyson sat down with Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda to discuss his business proposals.

“It will be good for the country and will bring in much-needed funds to help your economy,? Tyson told news reporters of his efforts in Antigua and Barbuda. The islands suffered from two hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 and the former boxer believes that the cannabis industry can help with recovery efforts. With how prevalent marijuana is in certain parts of the USA with sites like selling marijuana, it’s expected that cannabis will be popular in the Caribbean.

?[The conference] will be like the Davos of cannabis; it will take place on an annual basis and will bring stakeholders from throughout the globe for that matter right here on Antigua to discuss various opportunities within the industry,” said Prime Minister Browne.

“So, we are very excited about that. They are also interested in establishing a hotel accommodation property and they will be looking at a number of sites to determine suitability.”

Tyson broke ground and opened a 400-plus acre Tyson Ranch which aims to produce high-quality products including THC and CBD as well as supporting research on the health benefits of marijuana! In other developed countries like Canada, it has already been established that the health benefits of cannabis are clear. For that reason, Canadian citizens are free to visit at their own leisure.

The ranch also includes acres that will be used for the cultivation of marijuana by ?master growers,? and features facilities to train growers and those interested in the industry. In addition, the ranch offers an ?edibles factory,? an amphitheater and areas for ?glamping,? according to The Washington Post.
Story credit to Kia Morgan-Smith, The Grio.
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