17 Politicians Who've Admitted to Smoking Pot (PHOTOS)

Several presidents have done it. So, too, have governors and big-city mayors. And unlike Bill Clinton, most have inhaled. Long before national headlines blared out a candidate’s position on recreational or medical marijuana legalization, the great pot debate centered around did they or didn’t they?


Forget about the economy, national defense, or balanced budgets. As children of the free-love, reefer-smoking ’60s and ’70s began entering the political arena, America wanted to know if they’d met Mary Jane. Here are the politicians who've admitted to smoking pot. 


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