“My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage.”
“Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.”
“If you substitute marijuana for tobacco and alcohol, you'll add eight to 24 years to your life.”
"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.
“I tried marijuana once. I did not inhale.”
“Marijuana is self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be?”
-P. J. O'Rourke
“Marijuana... That's not a drug, that's a plant.”
“When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.”
“Some of my finest hours have been spent on my back veranda, smoking hemp and observing as far as my eye can see.”
"Why is marijuana against the law? It grows naturally upon our planet. Doesn't the idea of making nature against the law seem to you a bit . . . unnatural?"