Marijuana News Update: Malia Obama Documented Smoking Marijuana at Lollapalooza

By Abbie Kraft, Parent Herald August 12, 10:31 am

Malia Obama may be the president's daughter, but the teenager definitely knows how to have a good time. In a candid video taken from Lollapalooza, Malia Obama was allegedly captured smoking marijuana.

Barack Obama's daughter make rounds on the internet as a candid video of her smoking what seems to be a marijuana joint. The 18-year-old Malia Obama was spotted having fun at the Lollapalooza music festival held in Chicago, Illinois.

The nine-second video of Malia Obama was published by Radar. The presidential daughter passed on the Democratic National last July 2016 as she preferred going to the festival instead. Jerrdin Selwyn was the eyewitness who stated that she saw Malia Obama hitting the pot during Bryson Tiller's set.

"I caught Malia smoking pot and I have the pictures to prove it," Selwyn told Radar. "You could smell the marijuana smoke. I saw some young guy hand her a cigarette and she took at least one hit on it. She had it in her hand for about one minute, then gave it back to him."

Malia Obama is enjoying her life as a teenager as the presidential daughter will be off to Harvard by 2017. New York Post then highlighted that Malia may be smoking marijuana, but there seems to be no criminal act with what she did. Marijuana was decriminalized in Illinois wherein the state's Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill which decriminalized marijuana possession under 10 grams.

Marijuana legalization is slowing making rounds all throughout the United States. In one of Parent Herald's report, it was mentioned that marijuana legalization caused sales decline among pain killers and ant-depressants. Medical marijuana is said to be a more effective alternative to pain killers and anti-depressants which often causes an overdose.

Cannabis helps cancer and HIV patients and others who suffer from the most severe cases of chronic pain," Harborside Health Center noted. "While some people can't walk without experiencing severe pain, others are unable to eat regularly due to a decreased appetite from other prescribed medications."

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