Former US House speaker to promote legalizing marijuana

CINCINNATI (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) says he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization.

Known as an avid cigarette smoker, the Ohio Republican has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings , a multistate cannabis company. The company also announced that former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld has joined its advisory board.

Boehner says in a statement his position “has evolved” from opposition to legalizing...

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