Eric Roberts on Marijuana: Legalize It!

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One year after actor Eric Roberts completed a stint in Celebrity Rehab for marijuana "dependency," he's pushing for its legalization, which will never happen.

Eric, who made news last fall for calling Kate Gosselin a child abuser, says if alcohol is legal, weed should be, given the infallible logic that "Alcohol has destroyed whole civilizations whereas pot has only made a few hippies happy."

Yep. That's all it's ever done. You heard it here first.

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Roberts adds that, "Pot remains illegal because no one has figured out how to make it profitable for the government yet ... it's political, not protective."

Back before he sought treatment last year, Eric's wife Eliza explained how the actor "quit drugs and alcohol in 1995" but still had an "interest in weed."

"He uses marijuana as a medication. He has a prescription ... however, a dependency is a dependency and he doesn't want to be dependent on it."

Either way ... should we legalize it?


for goodness sakes. keep our eyes on the ball. get it rescheduled, and remove the ever present dark cloud that is hanging over this whole situation. the federal situation has to be resolved first, before any of this makes any sense. bravo, i applaud all the states efforts in all their forms and purposes, but...only when the DEA HHS and FDA are stopped in their tracks, this movement will never really prevail. the DEA will Never give up, count on that. but like all of you, i still have hopes, it will take time for this to be settled, get comfortable. btw, i want it fully legalized, but if it never is, it wont change a thing for me, i can and will get it, no problem, as will we all :). Irie




Hahahahahha This article sucks. MARIJUANA WILL BE LEGAL


I absolutely agree that marijuana should be legalized, with or without a stupid medical card! Alcohol is way more damaging to people, whether ur the one drinking it or just at the wrong place at the wrong time. How many people have died of marijuana poisoning? How many people have went on a rampage because of marijuana? How many people smoking it have the energy to go on a rampage?? Lol!


Does the author live in a cave? Marijuana is already legal (for anyone with a medical marijuana card) in CA, CO, MI, and MT. There will be legalization initiatives on the 2012 ballot in at least three states (CA, CO, WA). Rest assured, it will pass in at least one.


You will be eating your words when California (and maybe Colorado) legalizes marijuana with a ballot initiative in 2012