Meghan Markle's nephew developing special cannabis strain for royal wedding

He's going to call it 'Markle’s Sparkle'

Sarah Young
Monday 16 April 2018 14:42 BST
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Meghan Markle’s nephew has revealed that he’s currently developing a special strain of cannabis to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding.

Tyler Dooley, grows cannabis in Oregon USA – which has been legal in the American state since 2015 – and now he is in the process of creating a new potent hybrid named “Markle’s Sparkle.”

The son of Markle’s half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr, Dooley boasts of his pride at being a “pioneer” in the marijuana business.

And, although he hasn’t spoken to her in three years, he thinks Markle’s stance on weed would be progressive.

“Meghan grew up in California and I am sure has an American view on pot,” he told Daily Mail.

“I know in England that marijuana is still a taboo subject but it’s more normal to us here because we grew up around it in high school. Everybody experiments with it here.”

He also shared his thoughts on what Prince Harry would think, simply adding: “Prince Harry enjoys a good party.”

The 25-year-old, who remembers Markle babysitting him as a child, added that he would be “more than happy” to offer the couple a sample and educate them on the benefits of marijuana should they visit him in Grant’s Pass, Oregon.

“I’d be happy to show them around if they ever come out here and educate them on the medicinal benefits of marijuana which helps everything from post-traumatic stress syndrome to insomnia to pain in cancer patients."

Dooley isn’t the only family member involved in the marijuana business though. His brother TJ, 26, says he gives it to his pet dog for pain relief while their mother Tracy, 52, has a job selling advertising, and many of her clients are marijuana dispensaries.

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