John McCain On Marijuana: ‘Maybe We Should Legalize’

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Sen. John McCain indicated he may be changing his stance on marijuana legalization during a town hall event in Arizona on Thursday.
Arizona Daily Star columnist Tim Steller tweeted that McCain said “maybe we should legalize” during the Phoenix event:

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McCain isn’t the first one in his family to show signs of support for marijuana legalization. His daughter Meghan McCain came out in favor of pot legalization — and admitted she’d smoked a joint — in June 2012.

McCain didn’t just address the topic of pot legalization during the town hall. He faced a tough crowd during the event while discussing the situation in Syria, with many in the crowd largely opposed to military action.

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