Miley Cyrus criticised for smoking bongBy IANS
Sunday, December 12, 2010
LONDON - The anti-drug campaigners are criticising singer-actress Miley Cyrus after she was caught on camera smoking bong as they feel she is setting a bad example for young fans.
A video that emerged online showed the “Hannah Montana” star puffing on a bong, giggling and smoking controversial psychoactive plant Salvia, reports contactmusic.com.
Former California State Assemblyman, Anthony Adams, who tried to have the substance banned back in 2007, says the young star is setting a bad example.
“You do incredibly crazy things (under the influence of Salvia). Miley is a star and young kids are going to emulate her behaviour. It’s time for state and federal governments to renew their push toward an outright ban (of this substance),” said Adams
A spokesperson for the US’ Drug Enforcement Administration said: “Salvia is a drug of concern. We are taking steps to look further into it…”