The Marijuana Majority, Quotes From Public Supporters of Decriminalization


Marijuana Majority exists to help more people understand the simple fact that supporting commonsense solutions like regulating marijuana sales and ending marijuana arrests are mainstream positions and that there’s no reason those who support reform should be afraid to say so.

marijuana supporter morgan freeman The Marijuana Majority, Quotes From Public Supporters of Decriminalization

Morgan Freeman, Academy Award-Winning Actor

It’s just the stupidest law possible… You’re just making criminals out of people who aren’t engaged in criminal activity. And we’re spending zillions of dollars trying to fight a war we can’t win! We could make zillions, just legalize it and tax it like we do liquor. It’s stupid - The Daily Beast

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Danny Devito, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Even if one doesn’t smoke pot one has to see the benefits of decriminalising it!Twitter

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Joe Rogan, Comedian & UFC Commentator

People say, ‘Well you can abuse marijuana’… You can abuse cheeseburgers too, you don’t go around closing Burger King… If people…commit crimes while on those drugs they should in fact be punished, but you can’t punish someone for something that hurts no one. - YouTube

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Rosario Dawson, Actress

I’m for the legalization of marijuana, absolutely… We’ve got a lot of things that we need to be putting our focus and attention on and it’d be really great to take it off of joints. - CNN

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Carl Sagan, Astrophysicist

Is it rational to forbid patients who are dying from taking marijuana as a palliative to permit them to gain body weight and to get some food down?… That’s a highly irrational official government position - YouTube

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Elijah Wood, Actor Wilfred

The whole notion that marijuana is illegal is past the point of ridiculousness... To be honest, I’m not really much of a pot smoker… But I’ve always been an advocate. I just feel it should be decriminalized. - High Times

 The Marijuana Majority, Quotes From Public Supporters of Decriminalization

Quentin Tarantino, Filmmaker

It’s slavery… All the reasons that they have for keeping this going are the all same reasons they had for keeping slavery going after the whole world had pretty much decided that it was immoral. It’s an industry. - George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

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Bill Maher, Comedian & TV Host

It’s like gay marriage. These things that we believe are third rails, and then somebody has the guts to challenge it and they find out, ‘Wow, the American people actually are ahead of us. - HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher

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Seth Rogen, Actor

There are probably 400 people getting murdered at this second, and these two cops are taking an hour to write up my court summons for smoking a joint... That just seemed so…ridiculous to me. - Playboy

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Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California

These [recreational marijuana users] are incredibly upstanding citizens: Leaders in our community, and exceptional people. Increasingly, people are willing to share how they use it and not be ashamed of it… These laws just don’t make sense anymore. It’s time for politicians to come out of the closet on this. - New York Times

marijuana supporter brad pitt The Marijuana Majority, Quotes From Public Supporters of Decriminalization

Brad Pitt, Actor

The drug war is actually being used to hold a portion of our society down... It’s criminal in itself… The only way to end the war on drugs is to take the profit out of it… We have to look at the what-if-everything-was-legal and people were allowed to make their own choices. - Huffington Post

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Bill Clinton, 42nd President

I think that most small amounts of marijuana have been decriminalized in some places, and should be. We really need a re-examination of our entire policy on imprisonment.Rolling Stone

 The Marijuana Majority, Quotes From Public Supporters of Decriminalization

Snoop Dogg, Rapper

Go to Amsterdam where it is legal and you see that the crime rate is nonexistent. There are people riding on bicycles being happy and it’s because of the environment that’s provided by the legalization of marijuana. Hollywood Reporter

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Jack Nicholson, Academy Award-Winning Actor

The illicit drug market funds terrorism and — this is a huge problem in America — fuels the foreign gangs. More than 85 percent of men incarcerated in America are on drug-related offenses. It costs $40,000 a year for every prisoner. If they were really serious about the economy there would be a sensible discussion about legalization. - Daily Mail

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David Duchovny, Actor

I’m all for legalization. I don’t think it would lead to any more use. Everybody I know, if they want to, has smoked pot. The fact that it’s illegal doesn’t stop anybody I know, so why not allow everybody to benefit from it? It would be billions of dollars of tax revenue. - Shockya.com

 

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