Bob Dylan has been one of the most influential people in the popular musical culture for the past fifty years. Did you know that his successful musical career was inspired by marijuana and other psychedelic substances? More than anything else, weed helps Dylan find inspiration for his music.
There are thousands of successful people who love smoking weed and make no secret of this fact. From big businessmen to scandalous pop-stars, cannabis users prove you can easily smoke weed and still achieve success. Below are ten celebrities who openly support pot and feel free to talk about it.
If you are a happy resident of the state that legalized marijuana for either recreational or medical use, it would be interesting for you to know who of the famous musicians supported the cannabis movement with their money and popularity.
The legalization of cannabis usually provides plenty of benefits for its citizens, such as extended treatment options, an advanced labor market, and a stronger economy. The country’s views on weed have been softening from year to year, making cannabis more widely accepted in all spheres of life. However, sports remains to have some of the strictest rules for marijuana consumption. From MMA fighters to NFL stars, below are five most well-known medical cannabis advocates among sportsmen.
Willie Nelson, one of the most famous country composers and singers, has recently shown his Christmas gift that he received from Snoop Dogg. The picture was posted on Facebook and collected thousands of likes and shares.
This Christmas, we had to say goodbye to George Michael, a great English singer and songwriter who constantly shocked the public in the 1980s and 1990s with his eccentric habits and behavior, including his love of marijuana. Michael was sure that weed kept him “sane and happy,” though he confessed that the drug was not very healthy.
The famous offensive lineman for the world-known Buffalo Bills, Seantrel Henderson, is suspended for the second time this season for violating the rules of NFL on drug use. However, Henderson’s case is not a common matter as it concerns the questions of the approach to dealing with pain and the rapidly changing attitudes toward marijuana legalization.
Ralphie May is a student of history from Chattanooga (now he lives in Nashville) and, at the same time, a popular American stand-up comedian, who is not pleased with the fact that Donald Trump is the new president of America. More than that, the guy is deeply concerned about Trump being America's commander-in-chief.
Randy Jones is the cowboy from the popular American disco group mostly known for their masculine American costumes and catchy tunes. Originally, the group was created by Jacques Morali and Henri Belolo, who tried to satisfy the gay audience by featuring famous gay fantasy characters.
As reported by TMZ, Frankie Jonas, also known as the “Bonus Jonas,” a sixteen-year-old brother of Joe, Nick, and Kevin Jonas, was busted for cannabis possession. It happened on Tuesday night, Nov. 22, 2016, outside of a convenience store in Nashville, Tennessee. The source says he got caught with some illegal marijuana on him.
In July 2015, Michelle X, a star of British TV documentary "37 Years on the Dole" was arrested by the British police for growing marijuana in her home. A month later, while still being on police bail, she grew new plants and posted a picture of them.
The former offensive lineman at San Diego State, Kyle Turley, is making efforts to convince the NFL to allow players with specific medical conditions to use marijuana. More than that, he hopes that the rapidly growing number of studies on cannabis will also help his proposal.
Tommy Chong is a globally known marijuana icon. He has had lots of ups and downs in his standup comedy career and movie roles that were oriented at the cannabis culture. Besides working in the entertainment industry, the celebrity was an entrepreneur during the “gray market” days.
As soon as the first episode of the new TV show called Potluck Dinner Parties with Martha Steward and Snoop Dogg premiered on VH1 on the night of Nov. 7, it has become a trend on Twitter, which exploded with heaps of praise.
Ricky Williams is on the list of the most recognizable and famous football players in the whole world. In 1998, the running back from the University of Texas won the Heisman Trophy. Ricky Williams is the guy the New Orleans Saints traded for, and the price was really high—they gave up every one of their picks in the NFL draft of 1999 (plus three drafts in 2000). This is considered to be one of the most irrational and infamous draft moves in the whole history of NFL.
Recently, the Nobel Committee has caused a stir by awarding Bob Dylan with a Nobel Prize for his contribution to literature. And while we know that he is the one who introduced the Beatles to pot, he is still not on our list of marijuana-smoking geniuses.