Obama on Weed Question: Dude, Chill

By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 26, 2009 1:04 PM CDT

(Newser) – Pro-legalization activists stuffed the ballot box with questions about marijuana when the White House solicited questions for today’s online town-hall meeting, and President Obama went out of his way to address the issue, the Los Angeles Times reports. “I don’t know what this says about the online audience,” he joked, but then got serious: “The answer is no, I don’t think that is a good strategy to grow our economy.”