As the state of Utah considers a measure to legalize medical cannabis weeks before election day, one lawmaker is living up to the old adage, “don’t knock it ’til you try it.”
The Democratic state senator Jim Dabakis recently took a trip to the legal marijuana state of Nevada to prove to his social media followers that using weed isn’t really that big of a deal.
In the video below, Dabakis admits that he “never tasted, smoked, eaten, shot up marijuana in my life,” which he believes should be a disqualifier for any state official that has a say in forming the state’s marijuana policy.
“It’s to remind my colleagues that, by the way, there’s a whole other world out there. Not everybody thinks that marijuana leads to — that it’s the gateway,” Dabakis told VICE. “I