Obama: Pot No More Harmful Than Alcohol

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•03 Jan 20, 2014

While saying that he thinks it’s a bad habit and has encouraged his daughters not to use the drug, President Barack Obama stated in an interview with The New Yorker that, “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer,” he believes marijuana is no “more dangerous than alcohol.” What do you think?

  • “If the president of the United States thinks I should go get high in my truck, then so be it.”

    Peter Quennessen –
    Utilities Inspector

  • “What kind of accurate message does that send to our kids?”

    Victor Cook –
    Systems Analyst

  • The New Yorker, huh? Are you sure this wasn’t one of those funny little cartoons they do?”

    Barbara Gallagher –
    Refrigerator Salesman

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