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Olympic swimmer Phelps acknowledges photo using pot pipe

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Phelps has obviously gotten a little high on his incredible success at the 2008 Olympics. Its interesting that a guy whose phenomenal career is not over yet smokes anything. Gotta take care of your lungs if you want to be a professional athelete.

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It's not his fault, he's got ADHD!

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and they always say that stoners never accomplish anything...

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his GF says it all.. sexy Asian, huge top, massive tattoo on here back and ex stripper. As far as Im concerned the guy is being 23... I bet he went a month after China hittin bongs, girls and getting the big contracts. I would love to hang with him for a few.

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I'm waiting for him to claim he bought the dope off a Japanese.....

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bakbaka HHaaahaahaaa

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I was much more disappointed when I learned he was a big Hip-Hop fan. I'm more curious to know who the douche is who ratted Phelps out.

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Dude, stop Phelpsing the joint!

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Many American athletes take drugs....it doesn't matter

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Phelps' GF has a tramp stamp? Wow, he really does have poor judgment. Or he hasn't figured out that he can pull pretty much any bird he chooses.

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Guys lettin off some steam. Smoking and nailin girls... maybe he didn't get the chance to experience it b4 so he is now. The guy come across as like 27 to me not 23 that's due to his image. He's human remember!

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The medical community is starting to look at cannabis in a different way. I believe California, Oregon and Washington all offer prescriptions now. There is a difference in use and abuse however.

I can easily see how professional athletes could use cannabis as a muscle relaxer. For someone like Phelps the swimming probably relaxes him = that is his therapy. Better than other depressants like alcohol.

But the sporting community and many other countries don't see it that way yet. Smoking --> probably not that bad if limited --> a pack a day = bad

there is a difference between use and abuse and what your body can tolerate, but addiction can creep in and quickly throw you toward abuse

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Wow.. are you serious?? Is this reall news? Honestly guys, I've lived a lot of places and no one really gives a sh!t about weed..

This guys is a record breaking Olympic champion..and smoking weend is still looked down upon? Do they really think he's not a regular smoker?? How is it that your prosecuted for smoking a dried, natural plant, but its perfectly okay to smoke chemical laiden cigarettes that are sure to keep you addicted (& give you some sort of cancer)? Hmm??

People are so easy to judge, I SWEAR!

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"Let he who is without sin among you cast the first stone at the stoner."

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Well, if he broke the law he broke the law, and I've heard plenty put up a stink about this before. It's a friggin' shame that this may hurt his career and he may face charges, because in my opinion marijuana is not at all that bad, and is not exaclty a 'performance enhancing' drug or anything. He was just being a kid, and not even a 'dumb kid' at that.

Whoever published the picture ought to seriously be ashamed of themselves.

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