Exclusive: Hunter S. Thompson’s ‘Red Shark’ Lands In Las Vegas For New Cannabis Museum Exhibit

For the first time ever, Hunter S. Thompson’s personal 1973 Chevrolet Caprice, inspired by the book “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” will be on public display.Courtesy: Cannabition

Cannabition, touted as the world’s only cannabis-themed experience of its kind to date, unveiled a most-fitting, first exhibit on Wednesday, August 8. Legendary gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson’s personal 1973 Chevrolet Caprice convertible has landed in downtown Las Vegas ahead of the cannabis museum’s opening later this month.

Donated by Thompson’s widow Anita Thompson, the vehicle has been parked at Owl Farm—the Woody Creek, Colo. compound where the the literary icon lived from 1969 until his death in 2005. In attendance for photographs and to meet fans, she talked via email exclusively with ForbesLife about why she decided to share the “Red Shark” with the world.

“I continue Hunter’s work by

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