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Joe Crowley Joins Cannabis Board After Primary Loss to Ocasio-Cortez

  • Northern Swan also signs former South Dakota senator Daschle
  • Investment firm is focused on marijuana production in Colombia
Tom Daschle and Joe Crowley
Tom Daschle and Joe CrowleySource: Northern Swan

Northern Swan Holdings Inc., an investment firm betting on hemp and marijuana cultivation in Colombia, has enlisted a pair of former Democratic lawmakers as it tries to navigate complicated cannabis regulations around globe.

Joe Crowley, a former high-ranking New York congressman who lost a primary to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year, and Tom Daschle, a former U.S. Senate majority leader from South Dakota, have joined Northern Swan’s advisory board, the latest politicians to jump into the legal cannabis industry.