Neil DeGrasse Tyson Thinks Marijuana Should Be Legal

Neil deGrasse Tyson, the beloved astrophysicist, showed up on StarTalk’s inaugural Facebook Live show to promote his book Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, but wound up discussing the legalization of marijuana.  Tom Angell, from a pro-legalization group called Marijuana Majority, asked Tyson if he agreed with the late Carl Sagan, who believed marijuana should be legal.  Tyson responded, “If you really analyze it, relative to other things that are legal, there’s no reason for it to ever have been made illegal in the system of laws.”

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