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Obama: “Weed Is No More Dangerous To Individual’s Health Than Alcohol”


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In an interview posted Sunday with New Yorker’s David Remnick, Obama noted while he believes marijuana is “not very healthy,” the drug isn’t as harmful as some insist.

Yes, that is right Mr. President.

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“As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life. I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol. It’s not something I encourage, and I’ve told my daughters I think it’s a bad idea, a waste of time, not very healthy.”

(Healthy in terms of the impact on the individual consumer.)

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As we all know, Colorado and Washington both have legalized the drug, but what most do not know is that the Obama administration announced it would not stop them from legalizing recreational marijuana use, marking a major step away from the administration’s war on drugs.

“It’s important for it to go forward because it’s important for society not to have a situation in which a large portion of people have at one time or another broken the law and only a select few get punished,”

Continue reading… Obama Interview.

[Source | The Huff Post + The New Yorker]

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  1. Reblogged this on Bag Lady Boutique.

  2. Both weed and alcohol is super dangerous. But weed even more. Talking from my own experience.

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