The Brazilian Minister of Culture Gilberto Gil, aged 62, said that he smoked marijuana until he was 50. In addition he defended the decriminalization of drug’s consumption.
Gil took part in a press conference with journalists of Folha de SÑo Paulo on Monday (May, 30). During the interview the Brazilian minister asked:”Why do they [drugs] should be forbidden?” He added that the drugs problem should be handled as a matter of public health.
What? An honest politician?
[Thanks to Andrew]