From “Uncle Cliffy” To “Uncle Spliffy”

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We remember Cliff Robinson from his college days at UCONN. We remember Cliff Robinson from his NBA days with the Portland Trailblazers. Now it sounds like if we invest in the newest venture with “Uncle Cliffy,” we might not remember anything.

Now a cannabis advocate who goes by the nickname “Uncle Spliffy,” Robinson is planning on opening a marijuana growth operation in Oregon, where recreational marijuana use is legal.

“When you talk about guys playing on a professional level, there’s a lot of physical and mental stress that comes with that,” Robinson told the Portland Business Journal,” and to have something available to you that has health benefits, I don’t see the issue with it myself.” 

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“Cannabis is definitely a more positive alternative to pharmaceuticals at the end of the day,” he said. “Those are synthetics. I’m talking about something that’s natural that can bring the outcomes you’re looking for, be it for muscle tension or relaxation or preparedness. There are a whole lot of different things that are beneficial.”

Sounds like a slam dunk to us.