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Former US Rep. Rohrabacher joins cannabis firm BudTrader’s advisory board

Former U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from California who lost his House seat to Democrat Harley Rouda in 2018, announced on Twitter that he has become a shareholder and advisory board member for BudTrader, an online advertising platform for marijuana products, services, jobs, equipment and more.

First elected to Congress in 1988, Rohrabacher became a marijuana champion during his tenure in Washington DC.

Perhaps his biggest achievement on behalf of the marijuana industry was his role in the creation and passage of the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment (later renamed Rohrabacher-Blumenauer), a 2014 measure that has helped protect medical cannabis companies across the country from prosecution by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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