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U.S. Cannabis Business Signs Up Former Canadian Prime Minister

Source: Bloomberg

The U.S. cannabis industry is adding another prominent name from the world of politics.

Brian Mulroney, a Canadian conservative who negotiated the original NAFTA trade deal during his stint as prime minister, is joining the board of Acreage Holdings, a New-York based pot company that’s licensed in 14 states and counts former U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner as an adviser.

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Legal Weed: How Republicans Learned to Love Marijuana

Source: Newsweek, Alexandra Hutzler

Jason Isaac, a fourth-generation Texan and conservative state representative, has a clear memory of his first mind-­expanding encounter with marijuana.

It was January 2015, and the Texas state Capitol building was swarming with lawmakers returning to work. Two women were sitting on the stairwell opposite his office, waiting for him. He sat down with the pair—his constituents—and heard their stories. One had a child with intractable epilepsy, the other a child with severe autism.

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