Ron Paul Debates Stephen Baldwin on Legalizing Marijuana on CNN Larry King

Congressman Ron Paul and actor Stephen Baldwin debate whether or not marijuana should be legalized. Ron Paul believes that the war on drugs is pushing people toward drugs, rather than keeping them away. In his opening argument, Stephen Baldwin says that marijuana leads to doing worse things.


The argument that marijuana leads people down a dangerous path has been popular for a long time. What are the effects of marijuana usage? Do you agree that it is a gateway drug?