Tina Brown: Legal Pot Will Make U.S. ‘Less Able To Compete With Chinese’

AP

Tina Brown, the former Daily Beast/Newsweek editor-in-chief and naturalized U.S. citizen, warned Friday that legalized marijuana — which took effect this week in Colorado — would make the United States “a fatter, dumber, sleepier nation” and make it less competitive with America’s biggest global rival, China.

She joins MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and New York Times columnist David Brooks in expressing her trepidation at the prospect of legal pot.

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