Tommy Chong, Grammy Award-winning entertainer and comedic icon, will be in Las Vegas on Tuesday, November 8 at Shango Premium Cannabis’ brand new 70,000 square foot medical marijuana dispensary to provide comment regarding the presence of Question 2 on this year’s ballot.
“I’m excited to be in Las Vegas on November 8 as people cast their votes regarding Question 2,” said Chong. “As a long-time advocate for the cannabis industry, I’m looking forward to visiting with my fans and to talking to the media about this historic day.”
Brandon Rexroad, Founder and Executive Vice President of Operations for Shango said, “We are honored to have Tommy Chong with us on this exciting day. Shango is Tommy’s partner for his Chong’s Choice brand of cannabis products, and of all the places he could be on November 8, he’s chosen to be here at Shango with us. We can’t wait for Election Day and to welcome Tommy and all of his fans to Shango Las Vegas.”
Tommy will be available to the media for on camera interviews and photo-ops. Please email Shango’s publicist, Jen Wenk, APR, at press(at)goshango(dot)com for more information or to reserve interviews with Tommy Chong.
WHO: The Legendary Tommy Chong
Brandon Rexroad and Matthew Gardiner, Shango Executives
WHAT: Election Day Coverage Of Question 2 Results (Whether To Legalize Recreational Cannabis)
WHEN: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
3:00 – 8:00 PM PACIFIC TIME
WHERE: SHANGO PREMIUM CANNABIS, LAS VEGAS
4380 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89121
“Shango Las Vegas is the sixth store to open since 2014 and we hold a prime position to educate the community here in Las Vegas about the uses and benefits of cannabis,” said Matthew Gardiner, Vice President, Shango Las Vegas. “We look forward to sharing the many success stories of Shango customers in Oregon, and how this will benefit Las Vegas as well.”
“We have lived and breathed the medicinal to recreational transition five times over in Oregon,” added Rexroad. “We are experts in this area. Shango will be the most prepared for sales of recreational cannabis in Las Vegas, starting on day one.”
Tuesday, November 8, Nevada citizens will cast a historic vote regarding Question 2, the measure that decides whether cannabis will be legalized for recreational purposes. Cannabis is currently legal for medicinal use in Nevada. Should voters pass Measure 2, Shango Las Vegas will transition into a fully recreational and medicinal store, in accordance with Nevada regulations.
Patients and industry critics have praised the quality of Shango’s premium cannabis products and accessories, as well as its stylish and state-of-the-art design. Shango also received high acclaim from regulators and local officials, especially as it journeyed from a medicinal to fully recreational operation across five stores in 2015 and 2016.
All of Shango’s products are carefully cultivated, processed and pre-packaged to ensure utmost quality. The Shango Private Reserve collection, available only inside Shango stores, delivers incomparable cannabis and represents the ultimate state of the grower’s art.
The official grand opening for Shango Las Vegas will take place Thursday, November 3rd. On Monday, November 7, Tuesday, November 8 and Wednesday, November 9, Shango Las Vegas will be proud to serve as the ideal destination for local and national media’s pre-and-post election coverage. Tommy Chong, Shango spokespersons and the store’s interior will be available for cameras, photographers and reporters as Question 2 results trickle in.
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