Shawn Kemp’s Hashish opens later this month in Seattle.
The enterprise is situated at 3035 1st Ave. within the coronary heart of the town close to the Local weather Pledge Enviornment and famed House Needle. When it opens its doorways on Friday, Oct. 30, it can grow to be Seattle’s first Black-owned dispensary. Kemp’s former teammate, NBA Corridor of Famer Gary Payton, will be part of the celebration with a inexperienced ribbon-cutting ceremony slated to begin at 12:45 p.m. Fifteen minutes later, the shop will open to the general public.
“I’m wanting ahead to welcoming Sonics followers regularly, beginning with opening day,” mentioned Kemp in an announcement.
The opening will characteristic the revealing of an artwork piece on the constructing’s exterior from well-known native muralist Jeff Jacobson, who additionally goes by the moniker Weirdo. The 30-by-80-foot mural is wealthy in shade and depicts Kemp enjoying basketball in his Sonics uniform.
Kemp, who’s venturing into the fast-growing hashish business for the primary time, is partnering with business veterans Matt Schoenlein and Ramsey Hamide. Schoenlein and Hamide are two of the co-founders of Major Road Marijuana, the highest hashish retailer in Washington state for the reason that firm began in 2014. The model’s three retailers have surpassed $150 million in gross sales and have contributed greater than $55 million in excise tax.
“My title is on this firm and I’ve labored arduous to deliver Shawn Kemp’s Hashish to fruition,” mentioned Kemp. “I wish to present nothing in need of the very best choice, buyer expertise, and costs in Seattle. I’ve unimaginable companions in Matt Schoenlein and Ramsey Hamide to ensure we ship on that promise to our prospects, who’re our prime precedence.
“I hope that Shawn Kemp’s Hashish can be an inspiration for folks to get entangled with the authorized hashish business, particularly folks of shade.”
Shawn Kemp’s Hashish can be open every day from eight a.m. to 11:45 p.m. and can provide specific order kiosks, on-line ordering, and curbside pickup. Well being and security measures will embody social distancing protocols and masks necessities per state mandates. Extra info is on the market by calling (206) 345-0009, at www.KempsCannabis.com, and on Fb, Twitter and Instagram.
Seattle SuperSonics legend Shawn Kemp is formally opening up his hashish store subsequent week. It’ll grow to be Seattle’s first Black-owned dispensary.
The Reign Man will he joined by former teammate Gary Payton for the grand opening on Oct. 30 at 12:45pm.
Store is at 3035 1st Ave pic.twitter.com/4l64lQxi0P
— Ben Arthur (@benyarthur) October 22, 2020