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LOS ANGELES – September 30, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )
By Victoria Omega of The Marijuana Journal
The Los Angeles Lakers will have some extra motivation tonight when the NBA Finals begin. Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will be playing Pat Rileys Miami Heat in a best of 7 match-up and if they win the world’s largest cannabis platform BudTrader.com will give “free weed for life” to every player on the Lakers active roster and the Lakers coaching staff.
In a letter to the editor published by the Santa Monica Daily Press BudTrader CEO Brad McLaughlin, a self-described Lakers “Super Fan” stated he felt compelled to ‘do his part’ to contribute to a Lakers NBA title this year. “I don’t possess the celebrity star power that someone like Drake has up in Toronto, but what I do have is an abundance of God’s greatest gift to mankind… WEED!” said McLaughlin.
This isn’t the first time BudTrader has made a publicity splash. In the summer of 2017 BudTrader had a 3-day yacht party at San Diego Comic-Con and in 2019 they offered free pot to government workers during the federal workers government shutdown.
BudTrader is the largest cannabis platform in the world with millions of users in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
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Original Source: Pot Website Offers Free Weed for Life to Los Angeles Lakers if They Win NBA Title
LEADING INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE RACHEL BENDAVID NAMED HEAD OF SCRIPTED PROGRAMMING FOR LIONSGATE AND BBC STUDIOS LOS ANGELES PARTNERSHIP
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Respected television executive Rachel Bendavid has been named Head of Scripted Programming for the Lionsgate and BBC Studios Los Angeles partnership. The partnership was formed to identify, co-develop and co-fund scripted formats and original intellectual property for the U.S. market.
Bendavid is responsible for overseeing the operations and content initiatives of the television partnership as well as shepherding the development and production of its programming slate. Within a year of its launch, the partnership has already received pilot orders for its U.S. adaptations of hit BBC series from FOX for “This Country” and CBS for “Ghosts.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Lionsgate and BBC Studios LA family and to be working with global content leaders from both sides of the pond,” said Bendavid. “Lionsgate and BBC Studios are homes to deep and rich content portfolios and talent relationships, which makes this a very exciting and refreshing new venture for me. I can’t wait to continue to elevate this partnership and bring even more great programming to television audiences.”
“Rachel is an incredibly talented executive with a strong track record and an impeccable creative eye for premium, must-see content,” said Lionsgate EVP, Television & Head of Development Scott Herbst. “Her leadership skills, passion for television and expert knowledge of the business will be invaluable in leading our partnership with BBC Studios and creating more great series for our content pipeline.”
“Rachel has a real knowledge of and passion for distinct British voices. Based on this, along with her deep experience at ABC and FOX and her strong connections within the industry, she is well positioned to build our scripted partnership and continue to develop exciting opportunities for the UK creative community in the U.S.,” said Valerie Bruce, General Manager, LA Productions,