Published: Fri, April 13, 2018
Science | By Cecil Little

Republicans Boehner and Weld Join Cannabis Board

Republicans Boehner and Weld Join Cannabis Board

Now He has joined a board of directors for a cannabis company with an eye on rolling back federal regulations.

Mr. Boehner's move marks a fundamental shift for a man who has said he was "unalterably opposed" to legalization, and indicates that marijuana is increasingly supported by the American establishment even if US Attorney General Sessions believes "good people do not smoke marijuana". "I'm convinced de-scheduling the drug is needed so we can do research, help our veterans, and reverse the opioid epidemic ravaging our communities". Boehner has been appointed to the board of advisers of Acreage Holdings, a New York City-based canna-business running cultivation, dispensary, and processing operations in 11 states.

Almost a decade ago, former GOP leader Boehner had said that he was "unalterably opposed" to cannabis legalization.

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A lot of people have been donating exactly $4.20 since we announced our plan to legalize weed in NY. The company also announced that former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld has joined its advisory board.

In a joint statement issued by Speaker Boehner and Governor Weld specifically promoted the potential for medical marijuana use by veterans. "Cannabis could be perceived as an exit drug, not a gateway drug", he said to Bloomberg. "Isn't it time we legalize it for everyone else?"

Weld and Boehner also agree that the issue of cannabis legalization is largely a debate over whether or not the 10 Amendment grants states the legal right to legalize a federally-prohibited drug.

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Nixon, who is challenging Cuomo in a Democratic primary, says NY should follow the lead of eight other states and end a "key front" in what she says is the "racist" war on drugs.

Like so many other municipal politicians across the country, the Mayor and Council at the District of Fort St. James is grappling with how to deal with the introduction of legalized marijuana.

"When you look at the number of people in our state and federal penitentiaries who are there for possession of small amounts of cannabis, you begin to really scratch your head", Boehner said.

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