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Xzibit’s Weed Company Napalm Banned from L.A Dispensary Amid Anti-Asian Attacks

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The rapper is currently facing criticism for allegedly naming his brand of cannabis after a chemical weapon.

What We Know:

  • Napalm Cannabis has reminded critics of the chemical weapon used in firebombs in the Vietnam war. The firebombs killed an estimated one million innocent citizens in collateral damage. Napalm was also used against Japan in World War ll. The weapon was banned for use against civilians internationally by the U.N in 1980.
  • Amid the rise of Asian hate crimes, the Napalm brand has struck a nerve with several customers of Higher Path dispensary in California. The brand was first announced in 2020 and was actually named after Xzibit’s 2012 album of the same name, NapalmXzibit’s other album titles include Weapons of Mass Destruction and Man vs. Machine. Xzibit has stated that he and the Napalm Cannabis brand team have plans to do many things for the community moving forward.
  • Higher Path dispensary explained in a statement that they believed that the promotion of the Napalm product was “violent and ignorant.” Xzibit made a statement of his own, “We by no means acknowledge, justify, or feel as though we are promoting violence toward the Asian community. We stand with the Asian community.”
  • Xzibit explained in detail via an Instagram post and additional statements that it was never his intention to offend anyone. Reports of Anti-Asian hate crimes rose nearly 150% in major U.S cities last year. New York saw the highest rise, followed by Boston and Los Angeles. Higher Path dispensary is located in Los Angeles.

It was strongly suggested and then proven that Xzibit had no intentions to hurt anybody. Still, in light of recent attacks on Asian-American people, it isn’t surprising how critical people have become over his brand. It remains unclear if the company is planning a name change, but it appears the entire incident is a misunderstanding.

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