Boxing legend Mike Tyson has been an advocate of marijuana for a long time. After the drug received legal status in the United States, The former heavyweight champion is often seen consuming it on his podcast and in other interviews.
This led many to wonder exactly how much marijuana Iron Mike consumes on a regular basis. The fans got their answer back in 2019 when Tyson admitted he spent outrageous amounts of money on the drug.
In an episode of his podcast, aptly named “Hotboxin’ Tyson asked co-host and former NFL player Eben Britton the amount they spend on marijuana. “What do we smoke a month? Is it $40,000 a month?” said Tyson.
If Tyson did spend $40,000 a month, it would cost him $480,000 in a year to buy the psychoactive drug. However, this doesn’t seem to be a huge problem for Iron Mike. He has heavily invested in the booming marijuana business that has contributed to a large chunk of his $10 million dollar net worth.
Tyson has been in the cannabis business since its inception. It is reported that he earns around $620,000 a month from this business. Moreover, he plans to open a 418-acre weed-themed holiday resort.
Iron Mike also launched a premium cannabis brand named Tyson 2.0 back in 2021. The brand has reached 24 states across the US and is only growing by the day. In addition to this, the brand is also planning an international expansion with a partnership to distribute in Canada in the works.
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