Episode: What Are You Smoking Episode 80: Viola CEO Al Harrington


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What Are You Smoking Episode 80: Viola CEO Al Harrington

Retired NBA star turned cannabis entrepreneur Al Harrington joins the show to talk about Viola—both the brand he leads and grandma that inspired him to start it. 

On this episode, you'll hear about how a series of surgeries changed Harrington's attitude towards cannabis and how he expects cannabis—especially CBD—to factor into upcoming NBA labor negotiations.

You'll also learn about what cultural changes Harrington thinks it will take to get more minority representation in the cannabis industry, why cannabis investment should be a natural second act for athletes, and why Viola is making it a priority hold the door open for people of color looking to get into the cannabis space.



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