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Pat Robertson Endorses Marijuana Legalization

By Ian Millhiser on March 8, 2012 at 4:20 pm

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In a surprising statement from the conservative religious leader, evangelical media mogul Pat Robertson endorsed marijuana legalization. “I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol . . . . I’ve never used marijuana and I don’t intend to, but it’s just one of those things that I think: this war on drugs just hasn’t succeeded.” Robertson’s views put him in line with the majority of the country, which also believes that using the drug should not be illegal:

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