Sunday, October 28, 2007

Marijuana is not a drug

Just ask Arnold Schwarzenegger.

This came up in an interview with British GQ, when Arnold said he'd never done drugs, despite being shown smoking a joint in the 1977 movie "Pumping Iron."

"That is not a drug. It's a leaf," Schwarzenegger told GQ. "My drug was pumping iron, trust me."

So we've lost one drug but gained another. I can picture the new just-say-no campaign. "Here's your arms. Here's your arms on iron."

The P-I has an AP version of the story. Here's the future governor not doing drugs, via YouTube: