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‘You Want To Take A Hit Of This?': Man Asks Obama If He Wants To Smoke Pot

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US President Barack Obama (L) and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (R) toast their beers at a pub in Denver, Colorado, on July 8, 2014. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama (L) and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (R) toast their beers at a pub in Denver, Colorado, on July 8, 2014. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

DENVER (CBS4/AP) – President Barack Obama was asked if he wanted to smoke some marijuana while he was at a Denver bar on Tuesday.

Matt Anton posted on Instagram the interaction he had with Obama while at the Wynkoop Brewing Co.

“You want to take a hit of this?” he asks Obama while the president laughs it off.

“Asked him if he wanted a hit of pot…he laughed!” Anton posted on Instagram.

Obama has admitted that he did smoke pot when he was young.

Obama was at the bar to meet Gov. John Hickenlooper. The two ordered two Rail Yard Ales and played a game of pool.

As Vanilla Ice’s classic song “Ice Ice Baby” played in the background, Obama sank the eight-ball to claim victory over Hickenlooper. And on at least this occasion, Obama wanted to make sure the media were nearby.

He turned to the traveling press corps and said, “Did you record that?”

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