Politician Pushes for Salvia Ban, Comes Down on Miley Cyrus

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The newly released video of Miley Cyrus smoking a bong full of salvia has critics of that singer fired up and fans of the singer concerned for her well-being.

It also has Anthony Adams shaking his head.

A former California State Assemblyman, Adams tried passing 2007 legislation that would outlaw the herb and place it in the same classification as controlled substances such as LSD. The bill was voted down, however, and Adams settled for a restriction of selling salvia to minors.

As evidenced by Miley's loopy behavior above, Adams tells TMZ salvia can make "you do incredibly crazy things," adding: "Miley is a star and young kids are going to emulate her behavior."

That's why he's hoping to use this incident to bring back his failed bill, saying: "It's time for state and federal governments to renew their push toward an outright ban."

Think Adams has the right idea? What's your take on Miley smoking this substance? It is...

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Miley Cyrus Biography

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Franklin, Tennessee
Full Name
Destiny Hope Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Quotes

Thank you guys for all your support. Without you, none of this would be possible. I love every one of you and I could not be more appreciative. God bless you.

Miley Cyrus [at a concert, soon after photo scandal broke]

I have let myself down. I will learn from my mistakes and trust my support team. My family and my faith will guide me through my life's journey.

Miley Cyrus [on lewd photos]