Genius Actor Morgan Freeman Wants Weed Legalization 'Across the Board'

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Genius Actor Morgan Freeman Wants Weed Legalization 'Across the Board'

"I'll eat it, drink it, smoke it, snort it!"

Almost a decade ago, universally loved actor Morgan Freeman decimated his arm, shoulder, and elbow in a car accident. He still has problems with his left hand and has to wear a compression glove to stop blood from pooling, according to the Daily Beast. The accident left him with chronic pain, from which the only relief, he says, is that sticky icky.

"How do I take it?" Freeman told the Beast, "However it comes! I'll eat it, drink it, smoke it, snort it!" He supports medical marijuana legalization "aross the board" and dismisses the claims about weed's negative effects.

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"Look at Woodstock 1969," he continued. "They said, 'We're not going to bother them or say anything about smoking marijuana,' and not one problem or fight. Then look at what happened in [Woodstock] '99."

To be fair, you could probably pin the blame of Woodstock 1999's riots on Creed and Limp Bizkit, not the prevalence of alcohol over marijuana. You can only hear "With Arms Wide Open" so many times before being overcome with blind rage.

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