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JFK: The first President to smoke weed in the White House

President John F. Kennedy, no stranger to taking drugs, is rumoured to be the first (and perhaps only) President to smoke weed in the White House.

Although not officially confirmed, there are multiple reports of the president enjoying marijuana in the white house. Whether he was using it to help alleviate pain, or just wanted to relax after a long day of work is not known.

According to an excerpt from “John F. Kennedy: A Biography,” Kennedy smoked marijuana with his mistress Mary Meyer. She reportedly came over to the White House after Kennedy joked that he wanted to smoke marijuana.

“On the evening of July 16, 1962, according to a Washington Post executive, Kennedy and Mary Meyer smoked marijuana together… The president smoked three of six joints Mary brought to him. At first he felt no effects. Then he closed his eyes and refused a fourth joint. ‘Suppose the Russians did something now,’ he said.”

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Do you think John F. Kennedy rolled a joint in the oval office?

Despite the fact there are numerous social media claims that President JFK habitually smoked weed in the White House during his presidency to alleviate back pain and the symptoms of Addison’s Disease, there really isn’t any way to prove the allegations against one of the most popular and short-lived presidents in U.S history.

If we had to throw our 2 cents in, the team at like to imagine the handsome, former Leader of the Free World passing the dutchie to the left hand side whilst spinning a Bob Marley track in his presidential pyjamas.