Tommy Chong on Marijuana Legalization: Everyone is Waking up to the Truth

Comedian Tommy Chong is excited about marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington state, which goes into effect on New Year’s Day.

“It’s incredible because everybody is waking up to the truth,” he told CNN on Monday. “The truth is that marijuana is healthier than anything recreationally used — you know, alcohol or tobacco or anything that gets you high.”

“Marijuana is really a medicine. It’s been used as a medicine for thousands of years and we are finally coming around to realizing that it is much better for you than anything else out there.”

Chong also asked CNN host John Berman and his guests if any of them wanted to buy marijuana from him. But all men three declined.

– Read the entire article at Raw Story.

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