When late night host Stephen Colbert pressed Ohio Gov. (and Republican presidential candidate) John Kasich about marijuana legalization last week, it ended up being one of the more frank conversations on cannabis that we’ve seen on network television recently.
The Cannabist on Colbert
Remember when Cannabist editor Ricardo Baca was a guest on Colbert? And there I was in a silent studio staring into a camera with Stephen Colbert talking into my ear: “Hey, Ricardo. Thanks so much for joining us …”
When Kasich said of pot legalization, “We don’t want to tell our kids, ‘Don’t do drugs, but by the way, this drug’s okay’,” Colbert was quick with an on-point interruption
“Isn’t that what alcohol is?” Colbert said, to the delight of the studio audience.
You’ll want to watch the whole interview, above.