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Boehner's bombshell weed reversal a big boost for marijuana
MSN ^ | 04/11/2018 | Kristine Owram

Posted on 04/11/2018 8:02:36 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

The pot industry panicked when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ended the government’s hands-off policy on weed. Today, it can breathe a bit easier as former Republican House Speaker John Boehner joins the advisory board of U.S. cannabis producer Acreage Holdings.

~SNIP~

The announcement that Boehner and former Massachusetts Governor William Weld will advise Acreage, a private company, “should send shockwaves throughout the industry and act as a positive catalyst for the sector as a whole,” Ajamian said.

Boehner’s move marks a fundamental shift for a man who said nine years ago he was “unalterably opposed” to legalization, and indicates that pot is increasingly supported by the American establishment even if the Attorney General still believes “good people don’t smoke marijuana.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Alabama; US: Massachusetts; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: acreage; alabama; boehner; dopefiends; jeffsessions; johnboehner; marijuana; massachusetts; ohio; pot; potheads; rainydaywomen12and35; reefermadness; williamweld
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Boehner has gone to pot.
1 posted on 04/11/2018 8:02:36 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

How much money is he making off of it?


2 posted on 04/11/2018 8:03:49 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: Responsibility2nd
Gee, I wonder why he changed his views.....


3 posted on 04/11/2018 8:04:16 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Responsibility2nd

Of pot destroys but one cell of Bonehead’s brain, it’ll take out 50% of his processing power.

Another example of the theory that politicians are politicians because there is nothing useful in the world they can do, so they choose to do something that requires only greed and stupidity, not talent.

May the flies of a thousand camels come to rest in his beer, and may he die alone, worthless, and without a friend in the multiverse.


4 posted on 04/11/2018 8:04:49 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Responsibility2nd

Follow the $$$. Boehner was a sell-out before, now even more so publicly.


5 posted on 04/11/2018 8:06:30 AM PDT by Reno89519 (No Amnesty! No Catch-and-Release! Just Say No to All Illegal Aliens! Arrest & Deport!)
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To: conservative98
Now we know why he was orange.

He had the munchies. Real Bad.

And Cheetos was his go to snack.

Image result for orange boehner

6 posted on 04/11/2018 8:06:42 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

It’s just a way to get rich.


7 posted on 04/11/2018 8:06:42 AM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: dfwgator

Beat me to it.

Ganja good for Rastaman.


8 posted on 04/11/2018 8:06:58 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Single payer is coming. Which kind do you like?)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Remember when Boehner was promoted as this great Catholic statesman? Yeah, about that....

Seems to me that Weepy Jim was always a bit dopey. This seems to confirm it.
9 posted on 04/11/2018 8:09:31 AM PDT by Antoninus ("In Washington, swamp drain you.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

He up the infamous “global warming” photo of Newt Gingrich and Nancy Pelosi. These jokers will do anything for a buck.


10 posted on 04/11/2018 8:09:51 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I saw a werewolf drinking a pina colada at Trader Vic's.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

No wonder the US is in such a sorry state.

With “conservative” leadership like this who needs liberals.


11 posted on 04/11/2018 8:12:06 AM PDT by Skywise
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I had a dream last night about investing in a pot business and whether it was right for a conservative.

Then I woke up and read Boehner’s tweet.

As if there was any doubt, I got my answer. Resounding NO.

I knew that already of course. I’m open to medical uses, but there seems to be a very low bar and no oversight.

the State of Maryland approved medical marijuana this year. They are 37 legal dispensaries in the state. As a comparison, there are only 20 Motor Vehicle Administration offices in the state to get license plates.

There simply can’t be that many people in legitimate chronic need of cannabis.


12 posted on 04/11/2018 8:12:09 AM PDT by cyclotic ( We’re the first ones taxed, the last ones considered and the first ones punished)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Guess the booze just wasn’t cutting it, eh, John?


13 posted on 04/11/2018 8:12:58 AM PDT by JME_FAN
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There aren’t. This is the camel’s nose on the way to complete legalization...then taxation. It’s a cash grab. The collateral damage doesn’t matter.


14 posted on 04/11/2018 8:17:18 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: JME_FAN

Now we know why he was crying all the time.


15 posted on 04/11/2018 8:17:51 AM PDT by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

Not really a “bombshell” crybaby bonerhead is a self serving phony.


16 posted on 04/11/2018 8:19:23 AM PDT by Leep (Make The Swamp Small Again!)
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To: bgill

Cue Cheech & Chong ...


17 posted on 04/11/2018 8:19:42 AM PDT by JME_FAN
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To: Responsibility2nd

It really says something about human nature that the people who are very rich, and very powerful, feel an overwhelming need — a desperate need — to do something (anything!) to become more rich and more powerful.


18 posted on 04/11/2018 8:19:47 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: dfwgator

Boehner is a Rastafarian?


19 posted on 04/11/2018 8:21:49 AM PDT by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill.)
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That’s his son-in-law.


20 posted on 04/11/2018 8:23:22 AM PDT by dfwgator
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