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Stephen Colbert: Worrying About Weed

On the Oct. 8 edition of The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert sounded his alarm about the rising tide of marijuana legalization that's sweeping the nation.

"America is surrendering in the War on Drugs," the sarcastic conservative commentator stated. "Twenty-one states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes and just last year it was made legal for recreational purposes in Colorado and Washington State - or should I say Cheech-orado and Washing-Chong? In those states cops have stopped cracking down on sparking up… Worst of all, Attorney General Eric Holder says he is willing to let these pro-pot laws into effect… It's not enough that pot is no longer bad for us. The dope pushers are now trying to tell us it's the solution for all our fiscal problems…"

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.