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Medical marijuana facility partners with rapper

Thursday - 3/21/2013, 12:20pm  ET

Tony Butler, 28, of Flint, poses for a portrait on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in his store "The Green Oasis", a medical marijuana dispensary, in Otisville, Mich. The Michigan medical marijuana facility is partnering with Stanley "Flesh-N-Bone" Howse , a member of the Grammy-winning rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, to cultivate and distribute a new strain of medical marijuana. Michigan voters approved marijuana for some chronic medical conditions in 2008. (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, ) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT Sammy Jo Hester | MLive.com

OTISVILLE, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan medical marijuana facility is partnering with a member of the Grammy-winning rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony to cultivate and distribute a new strain of medical marijuana.

The Green Oasis and Stanley "Flesh-N-Bone" Howse have agreed to work together on "Phifty Caliber Kush," which they say has a noticeable floral taste and is an effective pain reliever.

The Flint-area dispensary's owner, Anthony Butler, calls the new pot strain "the best of the best."

Flesh-n-Bone Global executive Michael "Tony B." Bernardi tells The Flint Journal (http://bit.ly/14bKODM ) that Howse hopes the product can provide relief for any qualified, verified patient.

Besides distributing "Phifty Caliber Kush," The Green Oasis could begin selling merchandise and possibly host a visit from Howse.

Michigan voters approved marijuana for some chronic medical conditions in 2008.


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