Poll: Americans think tobacco, alcohol and sugar are more harmful than marijuana
HERE‘s the latest example of how public attitudes about marijuana have changed dramatically in recent years:
What’s worse for your health: a candy bar or a joint?
The new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll produced a surprising answer. Sugar. When Americans were asked their opinion on the most harmful of four substances, tobacco (49%) and alcohol (24%) came in first and second place, followed by sugar (15%) and marijuana. Only 8% said marijuana was the most harmful substance.