Noting that his just-announced vice presidential pick, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, has acknowledged having smoked marijuana, MPP is urging Sen. John McCain to respect states’ rights to set their own marijuana policies if he is elected president.
Palin said she has smoked marijuana — remember, it was legal under state law, she said, even if illegal under U.S. law — but says she didn’t like it and doesn’t smoke it now.
Â ‘I can’t claim a Bill Clinton and say that I never inhaled.’
The paper quoted Palin as saying she opposed legalization of marijuana because of the “message” that would be sent to her children. Read the rest of this entry »