It’s time to call a timeout on overpriced, mid-grade bud with a celebrity name slapped on the side.
Just in time for the NBA preseason hype, the worlds of cannabis and pro sports are uniting like never before in the bestselling new variety from the global cannabis brand Cookies.
This isn’t some crass copyright violation, either—like The Game’s 2018 joke strain “LA Bron James.” Payton’s actually in on this one.
Fifty-one-year-old Oakland, CA, native and NBA All-Star Payton licensed his name and likeness rights this year to Cookies, also based in Oakland.
The 2006 NBA Finals Champion and 1996 NBA Defensive Player of the Year’s face screams off of eighth-ounce flower bags sold at licensed California retailers and delivery services this week statewide.