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A Philly legend, known for his accomplishments on the basketball court, is now being recognized for accomplishments in the Garden? Not as a New York Knick, but as a investor in the cannabis space. Allen Iverson is expected to bring his own strain of Marijuana to the state of Pennsylvania.

Iverson has partnered with former NBA All-Star Al Harrington and his cannabis company Viola, to created a special strain inspired by the Answer. Iverson’s second strain, named Iverson ’01, is a special breed of cannabis named in honor of Allen Iverson’s MVP season in the NBA. Coincidentally, 2001 was the last time we seen the Sixers in the NBA Finals.

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‘Iverson ’96’ was Iverson’s first strain. A indica dominant, named after the year the 11-time all-star was drafted to the Philadelphia Seventy-Sixers.

The ‘Iverson ’01’ strain is a hybrid — a mix between a sativa and indica strain. According to, Consumers who purchase this strain can expect a mix of euphoria feels from a head and body high. The strain also includes a floral smell, with hints of orange, pine, and hops.

Iverson ’01 will be available for purchase exclusively at RISE locations

Allen Iverson and Al Harrington will appear at a meet-and-greet event at RISE’s new Philadelphia location at 3903 Aramingo Avenue in Port Richmond on Sept. 2 from 10am to 1pm, In celebration of Viola’s launch in Pennsylvania. All attendees at the event must have valid Pennsylvania medical marijuana cards.