Wow. I certainly didn’t see this coming. Because when I hear the name John Boehner, the last job that springs to mind is Pot Executive.
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’s endorsement, after saying nine years ago he was “unalterably opposed” to legalization, could be considered a watershed event: Marijuana has gone mainstream.
“Over the last 10 or 15 years, the American people’s attitudes have changed dramatically,” he said in an interview. “I find myself in that same position.”
I guess none of the big name distilleries were hiring.
So what happened John?
The booze alone stop working? Trust me. I’ve been there back in the day — when I was in my twenties.
Call me crazy, but I just cannot picture John Boehner blazing up a doobie – or growing Thai Stick under heat lamps in his basement.
Then again, Boehner being high certainly would explain this:
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