George Papadopoulos joins board of medical marijuana startup
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Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos on Tuesday announced that has joined the board of advisers of a medical marijuana startup company. 

The company, C3 International, is the maker of Idrasil, a pill version of medical marijuana. 

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Papadopoulos said in a tweet that Idrasil "will assist in weaning Americans off the deleterious opioid epidemic."

"Very excited to join the Board of Advisors of C3 International, inc. is a revolutionary product that will assist in weaning Americans off the deleterious opioid epidemic that is affecting thousands, and killing hundreds, of Americans every single day. New thinking," he wrote on Twitter.

 

Papadopoulos was jailed last year after pleading guilty — as part of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election — to lying to federal investigations about his contacts with Russian-linked officials during the 2016 campaign.

He was released from prison after serving 12 days behind bars, but he is still serving a 12-month sentence of supervised release.