People have probably told you that smoking weed will cause you to amount to nothing. This is definitely not true because some of the most successful people of the twentieth and twenty first century were or currently are cannabis users. When someone tells you that cannabis will ruin your chances for success, show them this list.
The founder of Apple and the reason that we all have smart phones, smoked a lot of herb fairly regularly. He said that he liked the way it enhanced his creativity and helped him relax.
World renowned cosmologist and physicist Carl Sagan taught us a lot about the universe in which we live. He was also a big believer in bud. He wrote a paper in the late sixties touting his experiences with herb under the pseudonym Mr X. After his death it was revealed that he wrote the paper.
American Olympic athlete Michael Phelps has won a total of 28 medals, 23 of them being gold medals, making him the most decorated Olympic athlete to date. He is also well known for his love of cannabis, which was discovered when a picture of him using a bong surfaced on social media.
Snoop Dogg, who is quite possibly the most famous rap artist of all time, is especially famous for his love of the dank. In an AMA on Reddit he claimed to smoke 81 blunts a day!
The most successful and popular horror novelist of all time is also a huge advocate for the legalization of cannabis. He once said that he not only believed that cannabis should be legal, but that it should be a “cottage industry.”
Academy award nominated actor Woody Harrelson is not only a great actor, he is also well known for his enthusiasm for cannabis. He not only enjoys using herb, he’s also a powerful activist for the legalization movement and has been for a long time. He’s been a member of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) since 2003.
Billionaire founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson is also a big fan of smoking weed. He is also a member of the Global Drug Commission, whose mission is to reform international drug laws. He also claims that Keith Richards taught him how to roll his first joint.
American president Barack Obama was not only the first black president, he was also a pothead in college. He was quoted as saying that he inhaled frequently because “that was the point”, perhaps as a response to former president Clinton’s claim that he smoked weed, but didn’t inhale.
Yes, the Terminator smoked weed. In his documentary (italics) Pumping Iron (end italics) the actor and former bodybuilder can be seen clearly smoking a joint. He went on to star in multiple action movies throughout the eighties and nineties, and then he was elected the governor of California in 2003. The Governator was quoted as saying that cannabis was not a drug, “it’s a leaf.”
The billionaire founder of Microsoft smoked a lot of weed in college. Then he went on to found the most successful software company of all time. He also worked tirelessly to get cannabis legalized in his home state of Washington. We all know how successful that was.
The next time someone tells you that your love of cannabis is holding you back from being successful, be sure to tell them that some of the most successful people in recent history have all been stoners at one point and time. Even the current US president smoked a lot of weed in college. So keep doing what you’re doing and use cannabis to achieve your goals? Who knows, you could be the next Steve Jobs.
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