Boxer Anthony Joshua buys shares in Cannabis Company to own his brand News from Nigeria

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  • Anthony Joshua became a major shareholder in cannabis company Love Hemp Group after signing a three-year contract with the company
  • The heavyweight boxer will get his own personalized product brand and will continue to be a figurehead for the company in the future
  • Tony Calamita and Tom Rowland started the company five years ago and have grown into a brand that sells over 70 websites and 2,000 stores

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Nigerian-British boxer Anthony Joshua has acquired a significant stake in the Love Hemp Group cannabis company after signing a three-year deal with the brand.

Prior to Joshua’s partnership with the CBD brand, the wellness company sells 40+ products including cosmetics, edibles, oils and sprays across 70 websites and 2,000 stores.

Popular stores that display Love Hemp products include Holland & Barrett, Sainsbury’s, and Ocado.

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Anthony Joshua is now the proud shareholder of the Love Hemp Group cannabis companyBritish boxer Anthony Joshua, born in Nigeria, celebrates in a ring. Photo: Andrew Couldridge – Pool
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What does Joshua get out of it?

The heavyweight boxer not only becomes a major player, but also an ambassador for the cannabidiol company co-founded by Tony Calamita and Tom Rowland.

Commenting on why he chose to get involved with Love Hemp, Joshia said the ability of CBD to change people’s lives is undeniable and the company has an amazing vision.

The boxer added that the partnership will allow him to have his own CBD products and also be part of Love Hemp’s aggressive growth strategy.

He added that because of his flair for dynamic UK businesses and wellness, it was necessary to become part of the cannabis business.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that private jet owners who fail to meet the July inspection deadline will lose their aircraft to customs.

The Nigerian Customs Service called for privately owned aircraft to be inspected as wealthy individuals evade taxes.

Customs said only six people have come forward to check their jet and more are expected to contact the agency.

Source: Legit