Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said he's been reluctant in the past to support legalizing marijuana for recreational use because of the stigma attached to it and because he had more important city business to address.

The mayor in a Tweet on Friday made it clear that he supports Pennsylvania Attorney General Eugene DePasquale's campaign to make the drug legal for recreational users.

"This is something that a majority of Pennsylvanians support. And I think it's time that the state legislature take action," Peduto said, adding that he issued the tweet after seeing one from DePasquale.

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Bob Bauder ~ TribLive.com

 

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