Is It Moral To Use Marijuana Recreationally? Portland-Area Faith Leaders Weigh In

Leaders of The Healing Church of West Greenwich have using marijuana for prayer and anointing daily since last Thursday at the Roger Williams National Memorial.

OREGON:  Recreational marijuana might be legal in Oregon come July 2015, but is smoking pot moral?

That’s a question many Oregonians of faith are already wrestling with, including religious leaders in the Portland area.

While some faith leaders surveyed in the aftermath of Measure 91‘s passage took a stand against any recreational drug use, most identified the issue of pot as a moral gray area that hinges on the distinction between moderation and abuse.

To complicate things, leaders said “to use or not to use?” isn’t just a question of personal consequences — people of faith have an obligation to consider how their actions affect and tempt others.


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