LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles city voters decided last week in favor of Measure M – a city council sponsored ballot measure to establish rules on how and where marijuana retailers may operate within the city limits. Passage of the new ordinance paves the way for the repeal of Proposition D, which voters approved in […]
Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 29, 2014
It was announced today that Tommy Chong comedian, movie star, entertainer and long time advocate for marijuana rights has agreed to be the celebrity spokesperson and joint venture partner for Colorado based Canna-Saver.com, the leader in online cannabis coupons and deals serving the cannabis consumer. Colorado approved the use of recreational marijuana on January 1st, 2014 and other states will be following soon.
The agreement includes Tommy Chong as the key spokesperson for the Canna-Saver.com web platform and brand, which includes the usage of Tommy Chong merchandise and specialty lines. Canna-Saver.com will be the exclusive online platform for Tommy Chong branded products and co-branded items with Canna-Saver.
Brian Shapiro, President and CEO of Canna-Saver said, “ We are thrilled about our new business relationship with Tommy and are looking forward to long term success in the cannabis industry.” Tommy will appear in all promotions and do several engagements throughout the year with Canna-Saver and will work in partnership to open additional markets throughout the United States and abroad to expand the Canna-Saver and Tommy Chong brands.
Canna-Saver is an online company that offers coupons and daily deals catered to the marijuana/cannabis demographic that has emerged as a result of marijuana decriminalization and legalization across the U.S and the world. Canna-Saver is based in Denver Colorado and recently won a Cannabis Industry Business award for Invention of the Year. Canna-Saver has also been hailed as the “Groupon of Marijuana” on CNN Outfront with Erin Burnett, Fox News and High Times Magazine. Canna-Saver intends on expanding into additional targeted markets with California and Washington launching soon.
About Tommy Chong:
Tommy Chong is a world-renowned actor, writer, director, activist, and musician. He is well known for the legendary Cheech & Chong comedy movies, as well as playing the character Leo on Fox’s “That 70’s Show.” Tommy has also appeared in numerous other movies and TV shows. Tommy is a leading advocate for the medicinal benefits of the marijuana and hemp plants and is a cancer survivor himself. On July 15, 2012, Chong tweeted that he was treating his cancer with hemp oil and was 99% cancer free.
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