Shawn Kemp is reportedly in the process of opening a cannabis dispensary in Seattle, Washington becoming the city’s first Black-owned dispensary. The 4,000 sq. ft. location, named ‘Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis,’ is scheduled for to open on 10/30 in time for Halloween. Kemp’s longtime teammate Gary Payton is also expected to be present at the grand opening.
Kemp announced in a press release,
“I’m looking forward to welcoming Sonics fans on a regular basis, starting with opening day. I hope that Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis will be an inspiration for people to get involved with the legal cannabis industry, especially people of color….My name is on this company and I have worked hard to bring Shawn Kemp’s Cannabis to fruition. I want to provide nothing short of the best selection, customer experience, and prices in Seattle,”