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Toronto mayor backs pot decriminalization

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is weighing in on another hot topic. He told a U.S.-based radio talk show today that Canada's government should decriminalize marijuana but he doesn't think it will happen.

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Ford — who has admitted to smoking “a lot” of marijuana in the past — was asked about the issue on the Washington, D-C-based “The Sports Junkies.”

He says if pot was decriminalized at least the government would be able to get some revenue from it. (The Canadian Press)

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