October 16, 2013
His Holiness speaks in support of medical marijuana
On a recent visit to Mexico, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama said he supported medical marijuana use, although he spoke against using the drug recreationally. A brave (and questionably sober) member of the audience broached the issue.
More on Buddhism and drugs:
"Liberty and LSD" by John Perry Barlow
"A High History of Buddhism" by Rick Fields
"Psychedelic Journey to the Zafu" by Nina Wise
"The Roundtable: Help or Hindrance" with Ram Dass, Joan Halifax, Robert Aitken, Richard Baker