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Al Harrington

Co-Founder, Viola; Former NBA player
Al Harrington is a 16-year NBA veteran and a current star player in Ice Cube’s BIG3 basketball league. He is the lead investor and public face of Viola Extracts and the Harrington Wellness family of brands. Late in his career, Harrington was convinced by a doctor to ditch the harmful pain medication he was prescribed to deal with the physical toll of basketball and turn to cannabis for pain relief. But he wasn’t inspired to invest in the industry until he witnessed the healing powers of cannabis on the health of his grandmother, Viola, the company’s namesake. In 2018, he was named to the High Times 100, a list of top cannabis influencers. Harrington is a well-known voice of reason within the marijuana legalization effort and fights for opportunity and justice for fellow minorities.