Ricky Williams to Run Marijuana-Friendly Gym Power Plant Fitness in California

May 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former NFL running back Ricky Williams is set to assume a key role in Power Plant Fitness, a marijuana-friendly gym expected to open this fall in San Francisco.
Greg Rajan of My San Antonio noted Friday that Williams is a partner in the operation and will serve as the company's spokesperson. 420 Games executive Jim McAlpine co-founded the business and told Trace William Cowen of Complex (warning: NFSW language) he's excited to have the former football star on board.
"Having [Williams] as a partner is f--king awesome because he exemplifies a successful and very athletic person who also uses cannabis," McAlpine said. "Ricky is as smart as he is a talented athlete. And that is a big statement."
He added: "The mission of my first venture [was] to show the world that cannabis is not bad and it does not make people lazy nor stupid. And that it can be a healthy and productive part of an athlete's life and training regimen."
Williams starred at Texas before getting selected...

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