“The question is are there drugs that have a very good likelihood of making me misbehave towards others? I do not believe heroin is in that category,” Frank told Stein. “What makes people misbehave is the need to steal money to buy heroin.”

The former co-sponsor of a marijuana prohibition repeal bill went on to say that cocaine should also be legal. “First of all, with cocaine, let’s just cut through the bullshit,” Frank said. “There are a lot of very high-functioning people in this society on cocaine. Cocaine is the rich people’s drug. That is just silly.”