The governor appeared on Meet the Press this morning and talked pot, saying California's medical marijuana laws—which are a very serious bar to obtaining marijuana, and definitely not just a $30 "doctor" appointment at the Venice Beach boardwalk—shouldn't be relaxed because it would ruin the country.
"How many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation?" Brown told David Gregory. "The world's pretty dangerous, very competitive. I think we need to stay alert, if not 24 hours a day, more than some of the potheads might be able to put together. "
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