In the Margins

Boehner joins tobacco company board

September 16, 2016

By The Hill

Former House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has joined the board of directors at the tobacco company Reynolds American. The longtime smoker will serve on the board’s corporate governance, nominating and sustainability committee. "RAI is striving to transform the tobacco industry through innovative strategies that include speeding the decline in tobacco use among young people and reducing the harm caused by smoking,” a Boehner spokesman said. “These are objectives Speaker Boehner supports and looks forward to helping RAI advance through his service on the board.” Read the original story from The Hill

 

 

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