Democratic AG candidate Pat Miles supporting marijuana legalization

By: David Eggert, Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor who is running to be Michigan’s attorney general took what he said is a “stronger stance” on marijuana legalization Wednesday, backing a proposed 2018 ballot measure that would legalize the drug for recreational use.

Pat Miles, who is locked in a fight for the Democratic nomination, issued a statement outlining his shift on the issue less than six weeks before the party’s de-facto nominating convention.

“After careful consideration, and dialogue with activists and voters across the state, I’ve decided to take a stronger stance on marijuana legalization,” he said. “While more at