Shakespeare, Queen Victoria, Maya Angelou, Bill Gates, Jordan Peele, and Steve Jobs – these are not names one might expect to be on the list of celebrities who either publicly support or have been known to use marijuana, but it’s true!
These are 42 incredibly successful and influential people who have had a relationship with “the gange.” Incredible artists from Lady Gaga to Paul McCartney to Kevin Smith have used pot as a source of creative inspiration. For others, like famed actor Morgan Freeman, who suffers from fibromyalgia, it’s provided necessary healing for chronic pain.
Actress Melissa Etheridge used cannabis to help with the side-effects of chemo during her battle with breast cancer. Still, others have merely shown their support in the fight for legalization, like Bill Gates, who has steered Microsoft to invest in the emerging legal pot industry. With so many incredible people publicly showing their support, it’s no wonder that public opinion is finally starting to shift on the supposed evils of “reefer.
Infographic by: bottlestore.com