We already knew that Gravel would like to see pot legalized, his own website shows his positions on the subject clearly, but to tell a group of high school students at Phillips Exeter Academy, that marijuana is safer than alcohol, while marijuana is against the law and alcohol is not, shows a lack of respect for law.
"Alcohol is a heck of a lot worse than marijuana, and I'm sure a lot of you have tripped out on alcohol. It's a lot safer to do it on marijuana."
Whether you agree with the law or not, encouraging children to break the law is irresponsible, especially for a Presidential candidate.
If you want to change the laws, by all means, work to do so in a legal manner.
Via The Swamp:
As if that wasn't enough, according to a tape of the appearance shown by WMUR-TV in New Hampshire, Gravel advised, "And with respect to other drugs, if you've got a problem with coke, go to a doctor, get a prescription and get it filled at a drug store.
According to WMUR, Gravel told the high school students that buying drugs legally will help them stay away from becoming a criminal.
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