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-- want to welcome Tommy John the Grammy Award winning comedians what six -- comedy albums.
The Grammy for -- casinos and eight films.
Much of most of which you.
Co wrote and directed against people -- money to know your opinion about this Maryland a legalization thing right you're the go to guy.
Actually just this past yeah everybody.
Bill that many of us in the I think it's great because it's gonna.
No -- or for the legalization -- Which is.
Your weren't just as important as the -- the the bud.
You know why now why do you well why is that what is the -- -- equally important.
Well because him was -- the whole reason the outlawed marijuana was to get him but.
The good market.
It's -- DuPont about the boys in the news pharmaceuticals which could.
You know profit.
And then with the -- -- movement of the synthetic.
Plastic -- open simply that in.
-- and the whole idea here -- what's gone on in Washington Colorado is even though the people who said they want recreational use.
The considers the -- again commend and say no you can't do that because federal -- won't let you and -- how that's gonna play.
Well yeah you do go to the bathroom was I mean I think I I heard the intent was -- was that you could look at.
If you're in the privacy of your own home.
Yeah because that's what I heard but.
But it didn't it makes the most attention will be included in the privacy of your own -- -- you've spoken to -- in the privacy of your own country.
And as -- said the president.
Had in the past has been more pro legalization.
Than he is now as I understand.
Nobody is that you everybody misunderstood.
You reading this situation.
I had an election to -- and he -- -- the election and now he's worried about.
Or no -- but good news you know it was -- Republicans to vote this as a fiscal quit your situation.
All he has to do and I am quite sure he will do it he'll do the -- today.
It is two reschedule the drug was in the executive order you know take up the -- not.
Yeah thank you know the schedule and is scheduled to.
And then and then I think.
Does this -- to be news there would be no longer federal law.
And and then the states could do it what would do what they're doing.
Because every time he does executive order like that his opponents will say look he's abusing executive power he circumventing congress.
And -- politically it's a problem I if he does that is -- Well aware that I think we nobody in the house that no matter what he doesn't mean.
I think -- -- these particular -- it is to go with a bats in this they're gonna complain about that.
And I were you an Obama supporter.
Totally only recruited beginning.
Yeah I can -- -- -- voting Republican.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Britain didn't only about -- about a survey -- that 30% say federal government should enforce it's drug laws in -- states.
The way it is another statement of you know conservatives will say state should be able to decide stuff right they believe in states' rights and the United States vote to have these rights all of a sudden.
They oppose them.
While that if the Republicans.
You know there just a party you know they do we.
So we understand it but you know strangely enough -- -- you know like Ron Paul if you.
Quite if you Republicans.
Yeah -- the legalization.
What you don't want to think you might be -- Paul supporter.
Since he is so libertarian on the position.
No I mean you know like the other guy.
You're home run leader and kind of -- Those those guys.
I mean I understand what he's what he's saying.
But the problem was -- those guys edition for the press more than in the yard to look.
Did you make any meaningful change you know because -- you know -- -- the most radical people.
-- you think all drug should be I think they should legalize all drugs simply and cost benefit basis I mean the money we spend locking people up really need help.
I'm guessing you might also favor drug legalization of all adult -- -- who we should be treated like adults you know we shouldn't -- to make -- own choices.
With a being dictated by that is the big business machines because really big business.
Two years does the country in different directions you know with their.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- So do you.
But he acknowledged I was -- -- the -- -- the medical benefits there have been proven.
You know and and so it's gotten no more we need more study.
-- -- we don't have they don't have an excuse.
Right you you said an interview I -- I think you should smoke only if you needed yeah.
But but what about those are just -- -- recreational league with a Unita.
Do you know they needed that to me.
Few recreational uses is -- medical.
Do this treatment.
You know beginning just doing it doing it for fun it's like you would have a drink -- be the same thing -- medical treatment.
-- -- -- world that Clinton when you're toward.
The last world war they would soon do you viewers did sit.
Back to a aren't are so dependent in part five really is that is.
Rest and recreation drugs you know for.
He even called drug.
The good to have the beauty of a marijuana is that you don't have to -- You know like I'll -- -- you've played.
This -- that the tobacco and nicotine but that there's been little.
Decided to be given that was where this is that that it is good but psychologically.
-- him for a couple of reasons I have got to have prostate cancer than treating it with that.
With the hemp oil and -- still prefer to read these distress and into.
Including improved my.
What is the the prostate cancer treatment does that work using ample.
It was but he has you know their own -- -- -- depends on how superiors you know you're illnesses.
Are you okay amenities that.
He would invest -- a total and.
Literally told the early stage.
It and it has diminished.
Good diet and medication.
And and hemp oil you know I use -- -- as well.
And the way I use it is them.
Treatment so maybe once -- week were right.
The take a little bit be it -- before -- go to -- And you know when he denied.
It is stone.
I thought he -- -- you did nine months for paraphernalia for drug related paraphernalia as as we become more enlightened about this and and there's -- open mindedness and society about using the seven people voting to use of recreational it.
He -- somewhat vindicated -- are you bitter at all about that the sentence united.
I don't know about -- on that totally vindicated -- -- also.
Google for a pardon -- -- Google.
Try to get my this sentence -- sponge to.
And particularly its own record my.
Of my record.
You know but.
And I and I I'm very proud of the time I served and it was but he he's -- military service.
-- -- the U huge -- ever speak.
Oh yeah you know we we we've.
Tour the thirty year ago right you know we tour or intuitive way to include shows now okay so you're in regular guy you were you guys are still -- -- and we're still fringe and I.
Still like the little -- -- thoughts well I appreciate you talking to us enlightening us little bit about your views on this is always fun to talk to Tommy thank you very much for your time tonight.
And the and lastly.
I'm looking forward does for the -- to be disbanded as.
Symbol that we go in the war.
You see that happening any time soon.
Oh yeah I think it'd be creative become and the.
-- Whole tobacco.
People you know millions of millions of merging the two.
Yeah the agency's.
We don't we don't need him to save a lot of money -- that we.
My neck headache they wanna -- you know Republicans -- -- -- that part of education -- -- where they -- should be -- isn't the drug war thank you so much for talking illustration my pleasure thanks very much Tommy John.