I think that if the political and social movement groups and organizations that operate in this country today had the same kind of energetic commitment that the medical marijuana people have, many things could change in this country.— John Trudell
Unique Medical Marijuana quotations
It really puzzles me to see marijuana connected with narcotics dope and all of that stuff. It is a thousand times better than whiskey. It is an assistant and a friend.
Legalize hemp and allow women to grow it and make food, clothing and housing for pennies from it and legalize marijuana too. Let women integrate their divided consciousness with a natural herb instead of doctors' pills that kill the liver.
Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth & protection of the country.
I talked to Snoop Doggy Dog today. Well I'm not sure if you could really call it talked because I could hardly understand what he was saying. But i think he was trying to communicate was that he wanted to work with me in some sort of capacity and something involving marijuana.
Nausea is an unsolved problem of medicine and marijuana is the finest anti-nausea medication known to science.
Cannabis is remarkably safe. Although not harmless, it is surely less toxic than most of the conventional medicines it could replace if it were legally available. Despite its use by millions of people over thousands of years, cannabis has never caused an overdose death.
We have been terribly and systematically misled for nearly 70 years in the United States.
Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself
Marijuana is the finest anti-nausea medication known to science, and our leaders have lied about this consistently. [Arresting people for] medical marijuana is the most hideous example of government interference in the private lives of individuals. It's an outrage within an outrage within an outrage.
They legalized alcohol, they legalized tobacco.
What is it gonna hurt to legalize this medicinal, medical marijuana that's used for purposes of cataracts?
We shall, by and by, want a world of hemp more for our own consumption.
I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling down.
I enjoy smoking cannabis and see no harm in it
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?
Marijuana is one of the safest, therapeutically active substances known to man.
I was fascinated that one could have such perceptual changes, and also that they went with a certain feeling of significance, an almost numinous feeling. I'm strongly atheist by disposition, but nonetheless when this happened, I couldn't help thinking, 'That must be what the hand of God is like.'
When I was a kid, I inhaled. Frequently. That was the point.
I think pot should be legal. I don’t smoke it, but I like the smell of it.
It would be wryly interesting if in human history the cultivation of marijuana led generally to the invention of agriculture, and thereby to civilization.
Our tour is winding down and I was just thinking about what I want to do.
I like growing so I think I might start growing again. As a medical marijuana patient, under California law I am licensed to grow 12 plants.
Except in the areas of civil rights and medical marijuana, the legacy of the sixties counterculture has been largely superficial. Still, though the light has dimmed and gone underground, something in me would like to think the sixties phenomenon was a dress rehearsal for a grander, wider leap in consciousness yet to come.
If John Lennon is deported, I'm leaving too...with my musicians..and my marijuana.
When I was in England, I experimented with marijuana a time or two, and I didnt like it, and I didnt inhale, and I never tried again.
Forty million Americans smoked marijuana;
the only ones who didn’t like it were Judge Ginsberg, Clarence Thomas and Bill Clinton.
I experimented with marijuana a time or two.
I'd like to see the government back a programme of research into the medical properties of cannabis and I do not object to its responsible use as a recreational relaxant.
There's been no top authority saying what marijuana does to you.
I really don't know that much about it. I tried it once but it didn't do anything to me.
Medical marijuana users are now lobbying for the right to carry firearms.
Because no one is a better shot than a stoned old man with glaucoma.
I don't think [pot] is more dangerous than alcohol.
The logic is often far-fetched - how does medical marijuana affect interstate commerce? - and some conservatives would like judges to start throwing out federal laws wholesale on commerce clause grounds. The court once again said no thanks.
I agree that marijuana laws are overdue for an overhaul.
I also favor the medical use of marijuana -- if it's prescribed by a physician. I cannot understand why the federal government should interfere with the doctor-patient relationship, nor why it would ignore the will of a majority of voters who have legally approved such legislation.
Is listening to Pink Floyd in the dark a medical condition?
As a physician, I recommend nutritious hemp seeds and oil to anyone interested in maintaining a healthy diet. Everyone will benefit when American farmers can grow this amazing crop once again.
I have been addicted to it, and it's ultimately related to anxiety coping, and it's a form of self-medication, and I was smoking up to 15 to 20 marijuana cigarettes a day with no tobacco.