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Obama Says Marijuana No Worse than Alcohol

U.S. President Barack Obama says he thinks using marijuana is less dangerous than consuming alcoholic drinks, but has told his daughters he does not advocate pot smoking.   In a wide-ranging interview with New Yorker magazine, Obama said that while he smoked marijuana as a youth, he now views it "as a bad habit and a vice."  But he said smoking pot was "not very different" than the cigarette habit he engaged in through much of his adult life before...

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