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John Boehner Joins Investment Firm That Backs A Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Connecticut

John Boehner Joins Investment Firm That Backs A Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Connecticut

John Boehner, the former U.S. Speaker of the House, has signed onto a cannabis investment group with holdings at a Connecticut dispensary.

Boehner joined Acreage Holdings, an investment group led by Kevin Murphy, who owns a home in Madison. Murphy’s group has backed marijuana dispensaries and cultivators in 11 states, including Prime Wellness of Connecticut, a South Windsor dispensary that was the first to open in Connecticut.

Joining Boehner in an advisory role on Acreage’s board is former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld. In a joint statement, Boehner and Weld said that “while we come at this issue from different perspectives and track...

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