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 2018-04-20 21:34 

Washington Examiner

On 420, check out the politicians who will embrace marijuana legalization next...

Former Speaker of the House John Boehner joined the board of a major cannabis company last week, reversing decades of opposition to legal marijuana. Since it's 420, let's take a (tongue in cheek) look at who among the political elite will be the n...

 2018-04-20 18:36 

Raw Story

Senator Chuck Schumer now supports legal marijuana...

What do Chuck Schumer and John Boehner have in common? They've both "evolved" on the issue of marijuana. On Friday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his plans to introduce legislation decriminalizing marijuana, calling the bill &...

 2018-04-20 13:00 

The Weekly Standard

John Boehner Would Like to Wish You a Happy 4/20...

More Republicans are embracing legalized marijuana, for medicinal or recreational use....

 2018-04-20 02:28 

NY Post

Wall Street still nervous about risky pot investments...

Big Pot is growing fast, but it's still just nickels and dimes on Wall Street. While the legal marijuana business has lured high-profile names of late — from Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel to former House Speaker John Boehner, who just l...

 2018-04-19 14:15 

Sun Sentinel

Politicians may have changed their tune, but the public's feelings on marijuana seem set in stone...

While conservative Republicans such as former House Speaker John Boehner and current U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner have come around on marijuana legalization, readers have not recently changed their minds....

 2018-04-17 13:49 

Roll Call

House Chaplain Patrick Conroy to Step Down In May...

The in-house chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives is stepping down next month after seven years in the post. Rev. Patrick J. Conroy, 67, a Catholic priest of the Jesuit order, has served in the post since 2011, when then-Speaker John Boehner and ...

 2018-04-17 10:00 

Los Angeles Times

Some Republican lawmakers, once critical of marijuana, now think highly of it. Here's why...

President Trump has pulled back on a Justice Department threat to crack down on legal recreational marijuana. Former House Speaker John Boehner now supports legal pot, so too do some GOP governors. Are Republican politicians falling in line with public op...

 2018-04-16 16:20 

The Blaze

Former House Speaker John Boehner cited bum prison stats among reasons for changing pot stance...

Last week, former House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced he had changed his stance on the legalization of marijuana and joined the board of Acreage......

 2018-04-16 15:37 

NPR

What John Boehner's Pivot On Cannabis Tells Us About The Legal Weed Boom...

The former House speaker is getting into the marijuana game, illustrating the ironies of the way many Americans think about weed, particularly when it comes to race....

 2018-04-16 12:10 

Marketwatch.com

Key Words: 'Never': John Boehner on whether he's used cannabis...

Former House Speaker John Boehner is among the newest board members of a cannabis company — but don't call him a pothead....

 2018-04-15 14:01 

MSNBC

Rev. Sharpton tells Ryan and Boehner: Gotcha!...

For this week's 'Gotcha!,' Rev. Al Sharpton discusses House Speaker Paul Ryan revealing that he will not seek re-election this year to spend time with his family, and the about-face of John Boehner becoming an advocate for marijuana research....

 2018-04-14 21:28 

WorldNetDaily

Ex-Speaker Boehner joins marijuana firm's advisory board...

(Bloomberg) The U.S. marijuana industry has a new spokesman: John Boehner. The Republican former Speaker of the House has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a company that cultivates, processes and dispenses cannabis in 11 U.S. states. Boehner...

 2018-04-14 18:10 

Forbes

GOP Lawmakers Hope To Help Cannabis Company With Their Advocacy...

Marijuana activists are split on whether conservative politicians joining the cannabis industry is a good thing. But Bill Weld says he and John Boehner will use their platform to advance the cause of federal legalization....

 2018-04-13 19:31 

Washington Examiner

John Boehner: GOP has '50/50' chance of losing control of the House...

Former House Speaker John Boehner thinks there is an even chance that Republicans will lose control of the House in 2018....

 2018-04-13 19:13 

Los Angeles Times

Former House Speaker John Boehner to promote legalizing marijuana...

Former House Speaker John A. Boehner said Wednesday he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization as a way to help veterans and the nation's deadly opioid crisis.The Ohio Republican, an avid cigarette smoker, h...

 2018-04-13 17:41 

MSNBC

Trump orders overview of postal service after criticizing Amazon...

Michael Steel, former spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, discusses Trumps views on Amazon and the postal service saying, "the post office's model is not sustainable in the 21st century."...

 2018-04-13 17:39 

Roll Call

John Boehner Leaves House Control to a Coin Toss...

Former Speaker John Boehner does not have high hopes for Republicans retaining control of Congress after the 2018 midterm elections — he told NBC's "Today" the party has even odds for keeping or losing the chamber. "Frankly, it's...

 2018-04-13 17:30 

Observer

Cigarette Aficionado and Naked Opportunist John Boehner Joins Marijuana Gravy-Train...

Expect the next few opportunistic conversions to be even more shameless....

 2018-04-13 17:05 

Washington Examiner

John Boehner: American people deserve to know what Russians were up to in 2016 elections...

The American people deserve to know what happened regarding Russian interference and possible collusion in the 2016 election, former House Speaker John Boehner said Friday....

 2018-04-13 17:00 

Breitbart.com

Boehner: Republicans Have 50/50 Shot at Keeping the House...

Friday on NBC's "Today," former Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said Republicans have a "50/50" chance of holding control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018. Partial transcript as follows: GUTHRIE: Are you worried about Republica...

 2018-04-13 16:50 

Newsmax

Boehner on Firing Mueller, Rosenstein: 'Very Bad Idea'...

Former House Speaker John Boehner thinks President Donald Trump should not fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein amid the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....

 2018-04-13 15:23 

Washington Free Beacon

Boehner: I've Never Used Cannabis...

Former Speaker of the House John Boehner has changed his mind about cannabis, but he's never tried it and likely never will....

 2018-04-13 14:58 

The Daily Mail

John Boehner says Trump shouldn't fire anyone in Russia probe...

The Ohio Republican, at one time in the presidential line of succession himself, is 'ecstatic' that he's no longer in Washington to deal with the fallout from whatever the president decides....

 2018-04-13 13:12 

Fortune

John Boehner Reveals Why He Changed His Stance on Marijuana...

'I began to learn more.'...

 2018-04-13 11:32 

Washington Times

John Boehner: Donald Trump doing a good job in office despite all the 'noise'...

Former House Speaker John A. Boehner said Friday that despite all the "noise," President Trump is doing a good job. "If you can get past all the noise, the president is mostly doing the right things," Mr. Boehner, Ohio Republican, said on ...

 2018-04-13 01:30 

Daily Kos

Will Paul Ryan join John Boehner in the pot biz and lobby to expunge records of marijuana offenders?...

Perhaps the tipping point that put Paul Ryan into the retirement column wasn't one of Donald Trump's latest eye-rollers or seeing the trickle of Republicans announcing they won't be running for re-election this year turn into a river. Perhaps ...

 2018-04-12 21:15 

The Daily Beast

Sure, 420 Money Helped Inspire John Boehner's Belated Cannabis 180, but It's Still Worth Applauding...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast After years of being "unalterably opposed" to the legalization of cannabis, former Republican speaker of the House and Ohio congressman John Boehner has changed his mind . Earlier today, Boe...

 2018-04-12 21:03 

Bloomberg

Boehner's Reversal on Weed 'Monumental' for Marijuana...

Former House Speaker John Boehner has joined the advisory board for cannabis company Acreage Holdings. Bloomberg's Jenny Kaplan reports on...

 2018-04-12 21:02 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

How red and pink Starburst might make Kevin McCarthy the next House speaker...

When then-House Speaker John Boehner abruptly announced his resignation in September 2015, the assumption among many ......

 2018-04-12 20:53 

CNN

[ Politics ]

How red and pink Starburst might make Kevin McCarthy the next House speaker...

When then-House Speaker John Boehner abruptly announced his resignation in September 2015, the assumption among many people was that Kevin McCarthy would easily step into the vacuum....

 2018-04-12 19:40 

Fast Company

Cynthia Nixon blunts John Boehner's curiously sudden support for marijuana reform...

On Wednesday, Cynthia Nixon put out a video that outlined her reasons for supporting marijuana legalization in New Yorknamely, because such a move would mitigate racial disparities in marijuana arrest rates. Her proclamation was important, given that she ...

 2018-04-12 17:44 

ABC7 News - KGO

[ Bay Area and San Francisco ]

Former US House Speaker John Boehner to promote legalizing marijuana...

Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization....

 2018-04-12 17:30 

Fox Business

Boehner, Weld-backed pot company IPO bound...

The former Massachusetts governor says the company that he and former Speaker John Boehner are advising wants to become a dominant cannabis player....

 2018-04-12 17:30 

Reason.com

Explaining His Cannabis Conversion, John Boehner Cites a Marijuana Myth...

Contrary to what many supporters of legalization seem to think, prisons are not overflowing with pot smokers busted for possession....

 2018-04-12 15:18 

Fortune

Ex-House Speaker John Boehner Joins Cannabis Company Board...

"I'm convinced de-scheduling the drug is needed."...

 2018-04-12 14:37 

Yahoo News

Politics of pot: How Boehner's attitude reversal is changing the weed industry...

Former House Speaker John Boehner has signed on as an advisor to a cannabis company. Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Acreage Holdings CEO Kevin Murphy, and former Massachusetts Governor William Weld discuss how the industry is changing with incr...

 2018-04-12 11:00 

Forbes

Former Speaker Of U.S. House Of Representatives Lights Up A Cannabis Company...

After opposition to legalizing cannabis when in Congress, John Boehner is now on the Board of Advisors of a cannabis company. Joined with another advisor, former Governor Bill Weld, political and lobbying clout may prove decisive for Acreage Holdings....

 2018-04-12 10:00 

Bloomberg

Boehner Wags Finger at Republicans Opposing Legalization of Weed...

When John Boehner smokes, it's Camel Ultra Lights, not Super Lemon Haze. He says he's never tried the weed he once demonized, that when it's time to relax he prefers a healthy pour of red wine....

 2018-04-12 08:46 

Boston Herald

John Boehner, Bill Weld join push to legalize weed...

Former Republican powerhouses John Boehner and Bill Weld are joining a national pot company — that owns three medical marijuana licenses in M...

 2018-04-12 08:33 

The Union Leader

[ NH ]

Ex-Speaker John Boehner joins marijuana firm's advisory board...

The U.S. marijuana industry has a new spokesman: John Boehner. The Republican former Speaker of the House has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a company that cultivates, processes and dispenses cannabis in 11 U.S. states....

 2018-04-12 04:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

How red and pink Starburst might make Kevin McCarthy the next House speaker...

When then-House Speaker John Boehner abruptly announced his resignation in September 2015, the assumption among many ......

 2018-04-12 02:16 

NY Post

John Boehner has budding interest in marijuana legalization...

John Boehner has a new take on marijuana — and it's way more chilled out than it used to be. The former House speaker — who for years huffed and puffed on Capitol Hill about the dangers of smoking weed — has joined the board of canna...

 2018-04-12 02:06 

Raw Story

MSNBC's Maddow puts bounty on Paul Ryan and John Boehner smoking pot: 'I would pay money to see them high together'...

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow offered a hilarious bounty to see former Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) smoke marijuana with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) during a hilarious segment of The Rachel Maddow Show on Wednesday. "John Boehner's post-Congress life has...

 2018-04-12 02:00 

Japan Times

Ex-Speaker John Boehner morphs from strong marijuana foe to pot industry adviser...

The U.S. marijuana industry has a new spokesman: John Boehner.The Republican former speaker of the House has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a ......

 2018-04-12 00:53 

NY Daily News

John Boehner turns over new leaf, supports legalizing pot...
 2018-04-12 00:24 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

John Boehner was a longtime opponent of marijuana reform. Here's what changed his mind...

Boehner's acceptance of marijuana tracks with evolving beliefs about the drug and its uses among Americans and even Republican lawmakers....

 2018-04-11 23:54 

NPR

Former Republican House Speaker Is Advising A Marijuana Corporation...

John Boehner used to oppose all uses of marijuana but said on Wednesday that his thinking "has evolved." He said the drug should be available to, among other things, help ailing veterans....

 2018-04-11 23:53 

FOX Salt Lake City

Former House Speaker Boehner 'has evolved' on marijuana...

John Boehner is heading for the boardroom of a cannabis company, the former Speaker of the House announced Wednesday....

 2018-04-11 23:19 

Salon

John Boehner's change of heart signifies shifting attitudes towards pot...

As more states plan to put legalization on the ballot in 2018, will hard-line conservatives follow his lead?...

 2018-04-11 22:35 

The Columbus Dispatch

Is Paul Ryan leaving because he thinks GOP will lose House?...

WASHINGTON House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision Wednesday not to seek re-election is a another sign Republicans are increasingly doubtful they can hold the House in the November elections.Although former House Speaker John Boehner insisted Ryan is stepp...

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