Reader: I Stopped Smoking Pot and Now I Feel Dumber

Reader: I Stopped Smoking Pot and Now I Feel Dumber

In two new posts, a Stanford professor presents data suggesting that most marijuana smokers aren't well-educated.

According to his stats, only about a sixth of pot users have college degrees, while the remainder do not — making the profile of cannabis consumers similar to cigarette smokers when viewed from the perspective of social-capitol demograhics.

No surprise that this supposition prompted a slew of responses after we shared the item on Facebook.

Here's one of our favorites.

Donny Braman writes:

It's what helped me through college and I graduated with a 3.0. I now have been without herb for a year, my job sucks, and I feel that I am dumber. I need to start smoking again...

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

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