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TODAY   |  April 18, 2014

Whoopi Goldberg to pen new pot column

The iconic actress will be writing a new pot column for the Denver Post, focusing on her personal experience using cannabis to treat her glaucoma-induced headaches.

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>>> whoopi goldberg has a rather long resume. she is writing a column about marijuana for "the denver post ." she says the drug helps her battle the effects of glaucoma. the first column is dedicated to her vape pen, an inhalation device like this. she calls it sippy.

>> these glaucoma-induced head aches come on like freight trains, but then, whoopi says i find her and it relaxes everything. she takes the ache out. it 's wonderful . whoopi says she isn't looking for a high, high. she's looking for relief.

>> interesting. if it works, right?