Rand Paul Jokes About Teaching Mitch McConnell The Difference Between Marijuana And Hemp

Rand Paul Jokes About Teaching Mitch McConnell The Difference Between Marijuana And Hemp

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) had plenty of grievances to air about Congress during last week’s Festivus—a satirical holiday popularized on the sitcom Seinfeld—but one area where lawmakers did succeed is in the legalization of hemp, he said. The senator has made it a tradition to tweet an “airing of grievances,” one of the hallmarks of Festivus, every December 23. This time around, he had some lighthearted cannabis-related jokes to share. While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has developed a reputation as one of the key champions of hemp, that wasn’t always the case, Paul said. In fact, it apparently took some explaining before McConnell learned the difference between the low-THC crop and its “illicit cousin” marijuana, as he calls it. He was very concerned that people could smoke hemp and get high (you can’t). I told him well maybe but it would have to be the size of a telephone pole. I think he’s still confused. — Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) December 23, 2019 “Congress does do some good things. For example, I partnered with Mitch McConnell over the last few years to legalize hemp, which has been a pretty big success. But you should have seen the first…

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