Comment of the Day

Reader: Saying "Pot Makes You Stupid" Has Never Stepped One Kid From Smoking

Our post about Children's Hospital tips about how to talk to kids about marijuana didn't garner a lot of compliments about the advice from our readers. Here's one example.

See also: Marijuana Makes You Feel Fuzzy and Other Pot Facts From Children's Hospital

Monkey writes:

Just say no, kids. Weed makes you stupid, kids. Marijuana is dangerous and addictive, kids....How creative! That's what we've been telling kids since the 80's. It's been a great way to teach kids adults are stupid, but it's never prevented a kid from using marijuana.

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