‘I like weed, and I’m a good person’: Pot smokers fight stereotypes

By Jareen Imam, CNN

Everyone needs a hobby, right? Recreational marijuana users told us it makes them feel more relaxed and creative.

Everyone needs a hobby, right? Recreational marijuana users told us it makes them feel more relaxed and creative.

 

(CNN) — Lighting up a freshly packed pipe is just the kind of afternoon delight iReporter robcat20 likes after dealing with a stressful day at work as an insurance agent. Usually he’ll put on a movie from Netflix while enjoying a good smoke from Stella, his pipe.

There’s just one a problem: Smoking marijuana is illegal in his state of Ohio.

Robcat20, who asked not to be identified by name because he fears being “labeled as a bad person” in his small town, says it’s time that changed.

“I like weed, and I’m a good person,” he wrote on CNN iReport. “I am a successful businessman, a loving father, devoted husband, registered Republican, active in my community with charities, church and I give piano lessons in the evenings to children with disabilities.”

 

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http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/16/living/irpt-recreational-marijuana/