High in Westchester
In honor of the fact that February is Marijuana Awareness Month, we asked county residents for the blunt truth on their use of and opinions on pot…weed…reefer…Mary Jane…whatever!
Have you ever smoked marijuana?
No (41%) Yes (29%) I plead the 5th (16%) “Like Clinton, I didn’t inhale” (14%)
If YES, have you told/would you ever tell your kids about your experience with it if they asked?
Do you smoke it now?
Ain’t telling 43%
Should people caught with marijuana go to jail?
Do you smoke cigarettes?
Which is worse for you?
Smoking cigarettes 73%
Smoking pot 27%
Which is worse?
Drug addiction 63%
Should marijuana be legalized?
Yes—but only for medical uses. . 43%
Yes—we’re spending too many resources we can’t afford to spend to fight this futile “war” on drugs.
Didn’t we learn anything from Prohibition? 27%
No way—Marijuana is a gateway drug to harder drug use and abuse. 30%
Who would benefit the most if marijuana was made legal?
The government—talk about a new source of tax revenue. Cha-ching! 35%
Guests at frat parties 18%
Philip Morris 14%
Farmers—they’d have a new crop to grow 16%
Foreign drug dealers 3%
Is alcohol a bigger problem than marijuana use among teenagers?
What slang term do you use for marijuana?
Mary Jane 10%
Who is your favorite celebrity stoner?
Bill Maher 22%
Willie Nelson 20%
Cheech and Chong 16%
Snoop Dogg 12%
Bob Marley 12%
Woody Harrelson 9%
Seth Rogen 6%
Alanis Morissette 3%