In a candid interview with High Times magazine, marijuana-loving “The View” host Whoopi Goldberg, who suffers from glaucoma, says she only smokes these days for medical purposes.

“I had just been smoking a long time before the glaucoma — and for the fun of it,” she laughs in the magazine’s June issue.

But after she was diagnosed with the eye disorder, “What I did notice was that there were fewer headaches. Didn’t take me long to see there might be a correlation.”

But, she adds, “Almost all my use nowadays is medical.”

She also advocates the use of pediatric medical marijuana for sick children.

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“When we talk about marijuana and I hear people say, ‘Well, what about the children?’ Yeah, what about the children?”

She adds of families who have given their children cannabis, “These parents are being treated like criminals — because, as a last resort and after much research, they’ve decided that cannabis may help their kid . . . They know they may face jail time — but these are their kids, and they will do everything they can to bring peace to the convulsions or calm after the chemotherapy.”

This story originally appeared in the NY Post.