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Canadian snowboarder seeks to cash in on Olympic marijuana controversy
Canadian snowboarder seeks to cash in on Olympic marijuana controversy

Marijuana got Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati into trouble at the 1988 Nagano Olympics. Now the 42-year-old wants to turn the cannabis plant into a different sort of gold. Rebagliati has started a business called "Ross' Gold," which hopes to be involved with distributing medical marijuana in his country. “We’re creating a brand that people can identify with, a brand that people can trust and a brand that people already know,” Rebagliati told the CBC this week. Rebagliati won his event in Nagano, then had his medal taken away when testing revealed THC in his system. Officials subsequently restored the...

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