Funny and Enlightening Quotes About Marijuana

1. The evidence is overwhelming that marijuana can relieve certain types of pain, nausea, vomiting and other symptoms caused by such illnesses as multiple sclerosis, cancer and AIDS — or by the harsh drugs sometimes used to treat them. And it can do so with remarkable safety. Indeed, marijuana is less toxic than many of the drugs that physicians prescribe every day – Joycelyn Elders, MD

2. I have found in my study of these patients that cannabis is really a safe, effective and non-toxic alternative to many standard medications. There is no such thing as an overdose. We have seen very minimal problems with abuse or dependence, which at worst are equivalent to dependence on caffeine – Philip Denney, MD

3. People make a decision on what they take based on whether or not it’s legal. We give people at the age of 18 a choice to use alcohol, which is more harmful than cannabis. If they have the choice to use cannabis by legalising it, they’ll be less likely to drink alcohol, giving people an option to use a safer drug. If people end up using cannabis instead of alcohol, that would obviously be a good thing – Luke Flanagan / Social Campaigner, Politician

4. I find it quite ironic that the most dangerous thing about weed is getting caught with it. – Bill Murray

5. Music and herb go together. It's been a long time now I smoke herb. From 1960's when I first start singing. ― Bob Marley

6. When you smoke marijuana, you are in the moment and you are happy. You forget about any worries of the past or the future. – Tommy Chong

7. I’ve been smoking marijuana for 44 years now, and … I think it’s a tremendous blessing. – Lester Grinspoon / Psychiatry Professor at Harvard University

8. I don’t consider weed to be any worse than having a beer. —James Franco

9. 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

10. We talk to each other in code. We said that 420 was a special number. It was a time. It was a date. It was a symbol for what we did for passive resistance. – Rick Cusick / Publisher at High Times Magazine

11. We need to legalize now so both patients and consumers can share in the gifts of cannabis. – Diane Fornbacher / NORML Board Member

12. Marijuana is a useful catalyst for specific optical and aural aesthetic perceptions. I apprehended the structure of certain pieces of jazz and classical music in a new manner under the influence of marijuana, and these apprehensions have remained valid in years of normal consciousness. —Allen Ginsberg

13. Marijuana has killed far fewer people than swimming pools; it’s the war against it that does all the violence. – Lawrence Reed

14. The biggest killer on the planet is stress, and I still think the best medicine is and always has been cannabis. –Willie Nelson 

15. There are only two kinds of dealers. Those who need forklifts, and those who don’t. – Tom Forcade / Founder of High Times Magazine

16. Homer, I am getting really worried you are going overboard with this. We are out of clothespins, there are half-eaten cupcakes all around the house, and the curtains smell like doob. – Marge Simpson / The Simpsons 

17. Some of my finest hours have been spent on my back veranda, smoking hemp and observing as far as my eye can see. – Thomas Jefferson

18. Prison is for rapists, thieves, and murderers. If you lock someone up for smoking a plant that makes them happy, then you’re the fucking criminal. — Joe Rogan

19. I hope they legalize marijuana and when they do I’ll be the first fucking person in line to buy my pack of joints. — Megan Fox

20. The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws. – Barack Obama

21. Marijuana is a very dangerous drug. Some people smoke it just once and go directly into politics. – Barry Crimmins

22. It makes me feel the way I need to feel. – Snoop Dogg

23. A friend with weed is a friend indeed…— Pops O’Donnell

24. I’ve never heard of anybody smoking a joint and going on a rampage. It makes you lie around on the floor and look at the ceiling. What’s wrong with that? – Billy Bob Thornton

25. Marijuana prohibition is just the stupidest law possible… Just legalize it and tax it like we do liquor. – Morgan Freeman