Bill Peduto, the Mayor of Pittsburgh, may not have always made it a priority to support legalizing marijuana for recreational use, but it looks like now he does.
In a tweet he made on Friday, he said he supports Pennsylvania Attorney General Eugene DePasquale’s campaign to make marijuana legal for recreational users.
He wrote, “I fully support Auditor General DePasquale’s Plan to legalize/regulate/tax marijuana in Pennsylvania. More importantly, so do a majority of Pennsylvanians.”
He tweeted, “This is something that a majority of Pennsylvanians support. And I think it’s time that the state legislature take action.”
When asked if he would smoke pot, Peduto has said, “Not if I were in the position that I’m in today. If I was a regular citizen and it was legal I guess I’d have to make that decision at that point, but not as an elected official.”
It was in 2016 that Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana.