Rob Van Dam Appointed Chairman Of The Board Of UAPC INC.
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Rob Van Dam knows how to make the most of his passion for wellness and cannabis and those smoke signals became apparent in his latest business venture.
Just this month, Rob Van Dam was appointed Chairman of The Board for UAPC INC. (United American Petroleum Corp.) which acquired RVD Wellness, LLC. as a wholly owned subsidiary. You can check out the full press release below:
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UAPC INC. (OTC Pink: UAPC) announces the appointment of professional wrestler, actor, and entrepreneur, Rob Van Dam (RVD), as the new Chairman of the Board. Rob Van Dam is the Only Wrestler in history to have held the WWE Championship, the ECW World Heavyweight Championship, and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.
Rob Van Dam (RVD)
During his nearly three decades in the squared circle, Rob Van Dam set himself apart for being an equal parts charismatic personality and one of the highest flying wrestlers in all of the promotions he’s wrestled for. Starting from humble roots in local house shows in Michigan, Van Dam’s illustrious career as “The Whole F’n Show” has resulted in an endless number of championships across Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), Total Nonstop Action (TNA), and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Throughout the course of much of his career, Van Dam has been an open advocate for community and the medicinal uses of the cannabis plant. Whether incorporating hints of 4/20 and cannabis culture into his wrestling persona with slogans such as “RVD 420” which translates to “means I just smoked your ass” or displaying the passion for the plant’s several medicinal uses across countless interviews, Van Dam’s passion for cannabis-based medicines and culture has always been apparent.
Although not too surprisingly, a three-decade and counting career of being one of professional wrestling’s most acrobatic, high-flying performers hasn’t come without several injuries and lasting ailments.
“As a professional wrestler, I’ve had over 500 concussions. None of us understood the concussion damage until we got educated on it.” – Van Dam informed.
Van Dam’s struggles with lasting concussion conditions particularly during 2016 and 2017 was greatly documented in Headstrong, a 2019 documentary that details the story of Van Dam’s foray into stand-up comedy which is interrupted by medical issues and concerns that he may have acquired Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the same condition that several other athletes across professional sports are struggling with upon retirement from physically intensive sports.
“Headstrong is very relative to the reason why I wanted to look into CBD products and in particular, something for the brain. Although I don’t have CTE, I’m tired of my friends killing themselves over depression they got from acquiring several concussions so I wanted to do something that would help all of us.” – commented RVD.
And as cannabis-based medicine is becoming more and more mainstream and accepted every year, Van Dam realized that now is the time to combine his interest in combating concussion damage and chronic ailments that affect so many with his interest in cannabinoids. By producing the medicine with a team of partners, Van Dam could directly supply a potential remedy not only to wrestling superstars and alumni but also to the dedicated fans themselves.
And just like that, RVD Wellness LLC. dba RVDCBD.com was created to make and distribute the highest quality CBD products, that are both strong and effective enough – even for RVD.
UAPC INC. has entered into a share exchange agreement to acquire RVD Wellness, LLC. as a wholly owned subsidiary.
UAPC INC.’s (UAPC) mission is to acquire properties, licenses, product lines and distribution in the cannabis/hemp industry, through mergers and acquisitions. The plan is to expand these businesses around the globe starting with RVD’s line of products.
RVD recently spoke with WrestleZone’s Dominic DeAngelo about Headstrong, his RVDCBD, mafia movies and plenty more in a recent interview which you can see below.
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