Medical marijuana facility partners with rapper

The Associated Press, Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 7:39am (PDT)
  • OTISVILLE, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan medical marijuana facility is partnering with a member of the Grammy-winning rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony to cultivate and distribute a new strain of medical marijuana.

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    The Green Oasis medical marijuana dispensary and Stanley "Flesh-N-Bone" Howse have agreed to work together on Phifty Caliber Kush, which they say has a noticeable floral taste and is an effective pain reliever.

    The Flint-area dispensary's owner, Anthony Butler, calls the new pot strain "the best of the best."

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    Flesh-N-Bone Global executive Michael "Tony B." Bernardi tells the Flint Journal that Howse hopes the product can provide relief for any qualified, verified patient.

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    In addition to distributing Phifty Caliber Kush, The Green Oasis could begin selling the merchandise and possibly host a visit from Howse.

    Michigan voters approved marijuana for some chronic medical conditions in 2008.

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