With Father’s Day upon us we sat down with entrepreneur, former professional athlete, musician, and visionary Rohan Marley—the guy with the dad of all dads—to talk about Bob’s influence on his life. After chopping it up about football, weed, and everything in between, Rohan shared a heartfelt message to his own father and fathers everywhere:
“I want to take this moment to give thanks to my father for giving me this beautiful life. Each and every one of us on earth, we exist because of our fathers … I know many of us here on this planet may never have been able to grow [with] or be around our fathers on a day-to-day basis, I am a perfect example.
“But guess what? I love my father every day, every single day. So to all the [children] out there, love your father, be present with your father because without your father you wouldn’t exist … My father is within me, within all of us, and so we give thanks to all the fathers out there. I am so happy to be a father and I love my children. Rastafari love.”
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58 Years in the Making
Guided by the values Bob ingrained in his progeny, Rohan launched Lion Order, a cannabis line echoing the Marley ethos first introduced via the original family brand, Tuff Gong, founded by Bob in 1965. Marrying the sacramental role cannabis holds within Rastafari to the lucrative stakes of legal weed (minus the sell-out factor) Lion Order is more than just another cannabis brand with a famous name slapped on the label. It represents an all-encompassing lifestyle rooted in personal spirituality, the teachings of Haile Selassie I, and the principles of Rastafari the Marleys have been living and breathing for decades.
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