Obama's view on cannabis According to some news sources today, President Barack Obama has admitted that he tried smoking cannabis many years ago, way before he entered politics. He shared that he smoked pot when he was a kid, and he considers it as more of a bad habit that is not that different from smoking cigarettes. Furthermore, the US President also said he believes that cannabis does not pose a bigger threat when compared to alcohol. However, even though these are what his stances are on ...