The Game has some friendly words of advice from one pot smoker to another -- telling Justin Bieber ... it's time he got smart about smoking pot ... and acquired a medical marijuana card.
Game -- a self-proclaimed weed enthusiast -- was getting his hike on in L.A. today when we asked about the Bieber pics, and Game replied, "Let's keep it real. There's a lot of people in high positions ... who smoke a little weed sometimes."
Game added, "I'm not saying it's okay ... but [Bieber] made a mistake. Forgive him. Let him go through the growing pains of his life."
And if Bieber REALLY needs to smoke out -- Game says it might be worth looking into getting a prescription ... for his glaucoma ... or insomnia ... or whatever else he can pull out of his ass on the fly.
The Game to Justin Bieber
Don't Be an Idiot ...
GET A WEED CARD
1/7/2013 3:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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