Miss Universe Olivia Culpo: Marijuana ok 'for medical purposes' - See video
Miss Universe 2012, Olivia Culpo, appeared on "Fox & Friends" on Thursday, January 3, and spoke about the issue of marijuana and its use for medicinal purposes.
The 20-year-old was asked about previous comments she made about being against legalization of the drug for recreational use. Her interview can be viewed below.
"I think that for medical purposes it is ok," she said, "But I don't think it's good for recreational purposes. There are just too many bad habits that go with the drug."
This is not the first time Culpo has been asked about the issue, which has become a hot button issue as the result of many states decriminalizing the drug and states like Colorado and Washington legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
During a video chat with The Huffington Post in December, she was asked if she has ever smoked marijuana and if she would advocate for the legalization of it.
"I think that pot, marijuana for medical purposes is understandable, but I don't think that it should be legalized for recreational purposes because it has been proven to prevent people from their full potential," she said at the time. "I don't think that's a good thing for society."
"If we're trying to move things forward, a drug like marijuana does the opposite," she added. "It will slow things down. Once again, for medical purposes I think it's great. For everyday, no, it's not gonna do anything."
The currently single Culpo was also asked by "Fox & Friends" if she was looking to date.
"The job is enough," she said.
Culpo was crowned the winner of the 2012 Miss Universe pageant in December, marking the first time a U.S. contestant has won the competition in 15 years. She was the first Miss USA winner from Rhode Island when she took the national crown in Las Vegas in June 2012. She is a sophomore at Boston University.
Watch Culpo's interview with "Fox & Friends" below.