Canzano: WSU’s Mike Leach… "They want to ban smoking, but legalize marijuana?" – The Oregonian

Washington State coach Mike Leach said this week that votes in the Northwest that have created the legalization of marijuana havn’t changed the way he does business in Pullman.

He has a bigger issue with the hypocrisy of politics in general.

“We still test. If I catch ’em, I still cut ’em,” Leach said. “Your partying can’t get in the way with playing. I think marijuana does with football. The hangover guy comes back swinging the next day. A lot of times those marijuana guys, the whole energy to go whack somebody the next day isn’t quite there. I think it’s destructive for football. It’s probably helpful for some other stuff…. it’s not good for football. I haven’t had a problem with it.

“We test for it, if you’re dirty, I cut you.”

Leach gave a wide-ranging interview on Wednesday’s radio show. Podcast here.

Leach on politics and elections:

Leach on QB Connor Halliday’s injury:

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