January 22nd, 2014
09:18 PM ET

White House: President Obama's position on pot has not changed

The White House takes the high road.

Trying to blunt criticism from President Obama's comments that marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol, Press Secretary Jay Carney said the President's position on legalizing pot has not changed.

White House says Obama’s marijuana policy hasn’t changed

The president, who has admitted to smoking pot had taken aim at politicians who throw pot smokers behind bars when they probably experimented with marijuana themselves.

So what does this mean for lighting up in the rest of the country?

CNN's Jim Acosta has the story.

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