Popular Quotes From Marijuana Enthusiasts
“When you smoke herb, it reveals you to yourself.”
– Bob Marley
The unforgettable reggae superstar, Bob Marley was much more than a humble, wise and infinitely talented artist. He brought hope to the weak and the oppressed. Driven by his devotion and passion for Rastafarianism he inspired the globe to adopt the philosophy of One Love. He was also a major voice of legalization.
"The biggest killer on the planet is stress and I still think the best medicine is and always has been cannabis.”
– Willie Nelson
The country legend and tireless marijuana, Willie Nelson, advocate once told Rolling Stone magazine that even he was surprised when marijuana was legalized in Colorado and Washington state, noting, “I didn’t think it would happen in my lifetime, but here it is. The future looks good.” Nelson, goes on to say, “There’s a lot of money in selling marijuana. If you can do it legally, that’s good. Why should all the criminals make the money? If Marijuanna is going to be legal, let’s tax it and regulate it, like we do with everything else, and make some money off this. I think that’s one reason why people are taking this a little more seriously.”
When I was a kid I inhaled frequently. That was the point.”
– Barack Obama
According to the David Maraniss book, " Barrack Obama: The Story" Obama’s old school chums called themselves the “Choom Gang” and cruised around in an ol’ split window VW bus they called the “Choomwagon.” The book talks about how the group would frequently get stoned at a spot they dubbed the “Pumping Stations” on Oahu and how “they parked single file on the grassy edge, turned up their stereos playing Aerosmith, Blue Öyster Cult, and Stevie Wonder, lit up some ‘sweet-sticky Hawaiian buds,’ and washed it down with ‘green bottled beer,’” Maraniss reported.
“I don’t smoke marijuana, man. Marijuana is a girl from Cuba…Ganja…is a bird from Australia, I smoke HERB.”
– Peter Tosh
Another famous rastafarian, Peter Tosh not only taught the legendary Bob Marley how to play guitar, he also appeared on many of the Legend’s early hits. Rastas, including Tosh think that any term for marijuana other than HERB is heresy as derogatory names like “marijuana” are used by those in power to incriminate and discriminate against those who are not.
“People say you can abuse marijuana. Well shit, you can abuse cheeseburgers too, you know? You don‘t go around closing Burger King because you can abuse something.”
– Joe Rogan
For years, Joe Rogan was only associated with Fear Factor and UFC. It wasn’t until recently, that his true intelligence began to emerge. He currently runs a popular talk show were he professes his perspective on the illegality of marijuana and the ridiculous lies that have kept it that way. He is expressing the idea that the suppression of marijuana is a mode for the powers that be to continue puppeteering the masses and unfortunately for us, it’s working.