Saturday 14 May 2022 07:28 AM Woody Harrelson joins in on opening ceremony of his cannabis dispensary in West ... trends now
Actor and activist Woody Harrelson has been a proponent for the legalization of marijuana and hemp, long before it gained the support of many elected officials and skeptical citizens.
So it seems fitting that the Cheers star would be on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of The Woods WeHo retail cannabis dispensary on Friday in West Hollywood.
In fact, it was Harrelson himself who helped cut the ribbon as a symbol that the establishment, located at 8271 Santa Monica Boulevard, is open for business.
Long time coming: Woody Harrelson, 60, and West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister shared the honor of cutting the ribbon marking the grand opening of The Woods WeHo retail cannabis dispensary on Friday, May 13, in West Hollywood
Dressed in a blue-patterned shirt and tan slacks, Harrelson, 60, shared the scissors during the ceremony with West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister.
Council member Lindsey Horvath and West Hollywood Chamber CEO, Genevieve Morrill were also among those who attended the event, along with Harrelson's wife Laura Harrelson and friend/actor Steve Guttenberg.
Keith Kaplan, Immediate Past Chair of the WeHo Chamber, presented Harrelson with a framed one dollar bill for good luck, which is a WeHo Chamber tradition.
'Hopefully we've added more beauty and more good times here,' Harrelson told crowd that packed onto the sidewalk on Santa Monica Blvd. just before The Woods officially opened its doors, as reported by WeHo Times.
'Hopefully we can help make the West Hollywood citizens a little bit