“Never give up the ganja” – Freeman famously said in a 2003 interview with The Guardian
That was the point when the world saw that one of Hollywood’s most well-known actor had a strong position towards marijuana.
In an interview, Daily Beast met with Morgan Freeman, and they were supposed to talk about his new movie; however, a completely different topic was the main subject of the conversation.
Freeman was describing his love of pot and talked about how he supports the legalisation of marijuana.
Even though medicinal and recreational marijuana has been made legal by many countries around the world, not everyone is sold on it.
Freeman spoke to Daily Beast about why he is regular cannabis uses.
Seven years ago, Freeman was involved in a car accident that nearly killed him.
“I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm,” he answered, “and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana.”
I ask him about his stance on the legalisation of marijuana since he’s a longtime user. “They used to say, ‘You smoke that stuff, boy, you get hooked!” says a chuckling Freeman.
“My first wife got me into it many years ago. How do I take it? However, it comes! I’ll eat it, drink it, smoke it, snort it! This movement is really a long time coming, and it’s getting legs — longer legs.
Now, the thrust understands that alcohol has no real medicinal use. Maybe if you have one drink, it’ll quiet you down, but two or three and you’re f*cked.”
Freeman has become one of the most prominent celebrity advocates for the legalisation of marijuana. He argues the world is missing out on falsely
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