There have been many famous people throughout history who have expressed their views on cannabis. We at WeedJournal.org have selected some of our favorites in the compilation of Top 10 Quotes about Marijuana.
“Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.” ― Bob Marley
The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.” ― Carl Sagan
“The amount of money and of legal energy being given to prosecute hundreds of thousands of Americans who are caught with a few ounces of marijuana in their jeans simply makes no sense – the kindest way to put it. A sterner way to put it is that it is an outrage, an imposition on basic civil liberties and on the reasonable expenditure of social energy.” ― William F. Buckley Jr.
“I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?” – Willie Nelson
“I don’t think [pot] is more dangerous than alcohol.” – Barack Obama
“Make the most you can of the Indian Hemp seed and sow it everywhere.” – George Washington
“By regulating marijuana, we can put black market drug dealers out of business and eliminate the rebellious allure that attracts young people.” – Sal Albanese
“That is not a drug, it’s a leaf.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
“Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth & protection of the country.” – Thomas Jefferson
“It really puzzles me to see marijuana connected with narcotics… dope and all that crap. It’s a thousand times better than whiskey – it’s an assistant – a friend.” – Louis Armstrong
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