Former US senator to lead new cannabis company “Kush”
They wouldn’t be pushing to legalize it, if they weren’t going to make money off it!
Former US Senator Mike Gravel has agreed to become the chief executive of a Nevada company that develops and markets cannabis products to states that have legalized both medical and recreational marijuana.
Gravel, who represented Alaska from 1969 to 1981, will head KUSH, a subsidiary of Cannabis Sativa Inc, where Gravel previously sat on the board of directors for nine months, according to the company.
“We need to decriminalize drugs and treat them as a health problem,” Gravel, 84, told Reuters. “You should go see a doctor on the subject, not a sheriff, a police officer or a warden.”
Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson is the chief executive of Cannabis Sativa.
Gravel’s appointment comes after both Alaska and Oregon voters chose in November to join Colorado and Washington State as the only US states to legalize regulation and taxation of recreational marijuana…
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