John McCain Speaks On Marijuana: ‘Maybe We Should Legalize’

John McCain Speaks On Marijuana: ‘Maybe We Should Legalize’
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Senator John McCain may be changing his position on marijuana, with a recent declaration that it might just be a good idea to legalize it during a town hall meeting in Arizona.

Arizona Daily Star columnist Tim Steller tweeted that when asked about marijuana last Thursday, McCain said “maybe we should legalize.”

McCain: “Maybe we should legalize. We’re certainly moving that way as far as marijuana is concerned. I respect the will of the people.”

McCain’s daughter, Meghan, came out in favor of pot legalization in June 2012 after admitting that she had once smoked a joint.

The notorious warhawk’s position will probably change after he realizes that there isn’t a pill on Earth magical enough to relieve his immense disappointment over the recent announcement that the U.S. will most likely not be going to war with Syria.

Via Huff Po, Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

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