LOS ANGELES — In his first interview with a national news outlet, Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti said he wouldn’t have any problems if California voters decided to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
During a short interview with Univision’s Jorge Ramos on Sunday, Garcetti was asked if he thought pot use should be legalized for casual use. His response was interesting.
Marijuana was important for medicinal use, he said. “But if in the future, California’s voters want it for casual use, for me, it’s not a problem.”
He went on to suggest that enforcement of marijuana laws was diverting law enforcement from more important tasks.
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