Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said marijuana should be legalized, saying there’s “not much of a distinction” between the drug and alcohol.
“I really think that that’s another instance of public opinion [that’s] changed. And recognize that the distinction between marijuana and alcoholic beverages is really not much of a distinction,” Stevens said Thursday in an interview with NPR.
He added that the general consensus on prohibition is that it “was not worth the cost.”
“And I think really in time that will be the general consensus with respect to this particular drug,” Stevens said.
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