6 Celebrities Fighting for Legal Cannabis
Today most Americans favor legalizing marijuana. Several celebrities have been outspoken about their stance on legalizing marijuana some more than others. Here is a list of the 6 top celebrities who are vocal and fighting for the legalization of marijuana today.
1. Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson is the Co-Chair for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). As a musician, he has always had the stage to promote the legalization of marijuana and had never been shy to do so. With his Hippie looks and his outspokenness about his use of marijuana, it is no surprise to see him at the top of this list. When marijuana started to become legal in many states in 2015 Willie announced that he would be putting his own brand of marijuana out called Willie's Reserve. He plans to open chain stores in states that are legalized already and for future states that vote to legalize. Willie Nelson is truly a leader in the legalization of marijuana still today.
2. Calvin "Snoop Dogg" Broadus
There is no competition when it comes to the top Dogg in the fight to legalize marijuana. He has always been an outspoken marijuana smoker claiming to smoke 80 blunts a day. It has played a major part of his image his entire career. He has been certified for medical cannabis to treat migraines and has invested in up and coming businesses such as Eaze (The uber of marijuana). He has launched his own website Merry Jane that is full of information and fun things all about marijuana and the latest news on reform. Snoop Dogg is also the first person to have a mainstream brand in the marijuana business "Leafs by Snoop" and he is proud to be a pioneer in the industry.
3. Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi founded a medical marijuana company in 2016 and has been a long-time activist for the legalization of marijuana. She has been very open about her support on this matter.
4. Jesse Ventura
With his book "Jesse Ventura's Marijuana Manifesto" and his outspokenness on the issues surrounding legalizing marijuana Jesse Ventura could be haled one of the biggest supporters in this country.
5. Woody Harrelson
From being arrested in Kentucky for planting hemp seeds to send a message. To backing a convicted felon during his trial and a guest appearance on Ziggy Marley's album. Woody has never been shy about where he stands on the legalization of marijuana.
6. Bill Maher
Bill broke the mold when he went on live television and fired up a marijuana cigarette right there in honor of his 420th show. Having always been outspoken on all political stances and topics he has never been one to shy away from a good fight. Bill Maher is a forerunner in the marijuana industry and his impact on the issue will make a huge difference in getting the goal of legalizing marijuana achieved.
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