"Tennessee officials say they weren’t aware that the state’s pension fund invested stock in a marijuana industry company, despite the state’s opposition to legalizing any usage of marijuana."

The Tennessee Treasurer "ordered the pension fund managers to sell the stock."

How embarrassing. Heh. Wow, man.

Treehouse's picture

Not a bad idea

That industry is making lots of money. And I like that investment a lot more than in fossil fuels or war industries.

jbr's picture

Hey man, it's just business

The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System is one of the healthiest pension plans in the nation. It has enough assets to cover more than 93 percent of its promised pensions for teachers, state and higher education workers, and many local government workers — ranking it among the five best-funded state plans in the U.S. The national average is 66 percent, according to research by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

As Kentucky pension battle rages on, here's why Tennessee government workers are secure

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