(Video) Ben Carson on Marijuana Legalization: We’re gradually removing all barriers to hedonistic activity

Marijuana legalization is a tricky subject. On one hand it’s no more harmful than alcohol, perhaps even less so from a physical standpoint, but from a mental standpoint I’m not so sure. They’re both pretty bad if overused.

Should it be up to the individual or should the state protect us from potentially harmful substances for our own good? Where do we draw the line? Why marijuana and not cocaine? Why not heroin?

Watch to see Dr. Benjamin Carson’s opinion on the subject:

In your opinion should marijuana be legalized for recreational purposes?