Medical Marijuana Council

January 21, 2011

The Medical Marijuana Council provides a great deal of information on medical marijuana and studies that have been done regarding marijuana and it's effectiveness and safety with regard to various illnesses.  Most all information they provide is in layperson terms and is extrapolated from scientific studies to help the patient who is considering medical marijuana make a decision. 

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Famous People Marijuana Quotes

May 2, 2010

These are some of the brightest minds in the world.  All of whom are Leaders in their fields and are world recognized, who have publicly supported the legalization of marijuana.

"Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could."  - William F. Buckley Jr.- Conservative Author, Commentator, Syndicated Newspaper Columnist

  William F. Buckley Jr. -

"Make the most you can of the Indian Hemp seed and sow it everywhere."
- George Washington, U.S. President quote on Hemp

 

"We shall, by and by, want a world of hemp more for our own consumption." 
- John Adams, U.S. President, Vice President, and Father of the Navy - quote on Hemp

John Adams - US President,  US Vice-President (twice)

"Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself; and where they are, they should be changed. Nowhere is this more clear than in the laws against possession of marijuana in private for personal use... Therefore, I support legislation amending Federal law to eliminate all Federal criminal penalties for the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana."
- Jimmy Carter, U.S. President quote on Marijuana

Jimmy Carter - US President

"Why use up the forests which were centuries in the making and the mines which required ages to lay down, if we can get the equivalent of forest and mineral products in the annual growth of the hemp fields?"
-  Henry Ford - Inventor, Founder Ford Motor Co. - quote on Marijuana

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 - Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Author -  quote on Marijuana

"The ‘War on Drugs’ has failed - but it's worse than that. It is actively harming our society. Violent crime is thriving in the shadows to which the drug trade has been consigned. "

"People who genuinely need help can't get it. Neither can people who need medical marijuana to treat terrible diseases. We are spending billions, filling up our prisons with non-violent offenders and sacrificing our liberties." - Sting (Gordon Sumner) - Musician, Singer-Songwriter, Activist, Actor, Philanthropist, Front Man for The Band "Police".


"I enjoy smoking cannabis and see no harm in it".
- Jennifer Aniston - Actress, Ranked #8 on "Forbes Most Powerful Celebrities List"- quote on Marijuana

"The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this."
- Albert Einstein - Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Recipient - quote on Marijuana

"That is not a drug. It’s a leaf," 
- Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, Actor, Body Builder

"Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth & protection of the country."
- Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President, Vice President,  quote on Hemp

"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 - Famous Jazz Trumpeter, Musician, Singer - quote on Marijuana

"If John Lennon is deported, I'm leaving too...with my musicians..and my marijuana."
- Art Garfunkel - Singer, Poet, Actor - quote on Marijuana

"When I was a kid I inhaled frequently. That was the point."
- Barack Obama, US President - quote on Marijuana

"I think pot should be legal. I don't smoke it, but I like the smell of it."
- Andy Warhol - Artist - quote on Marijuana

"When a private enterprise fails, it is closed down; when a government enterprise fails, it is expanded. Isn’t that exactly what’s been happening with drugs?"
- Milton Friedman - Economist - quote on Marijuana

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