You will now meet 7 personalities who have shown themselves to the world as unapologetically cannabis users, confident, full of vitality, with their memories intact and of course, who have achieved absolute success in their journeys.
1. Michael Phelps
The American swimmer, almost bionic, starred in an image that went around the world in a few hours. In it Phelps appears holding, with remarkable skill, a sophisticated bong while burning his tobacco at a party. This event represented a significant break in the stereotype of lazy stoners.
2. Martha Stewart
One of the most traditional TV hosts in the United States, Martha, who is over 70 years old, consults with Canopy Growth to develop a broad line of cannabis products. Not only for humans, but also for pets!
She also hosts a cooking show with Snoop Dogg, a famous weed connoisseur. The coolest thing is that Martha Stewart can reduce the barrier that still exists among a large part of the population for the consumption of products derived from cannabis.
3. Ted Turner
This millionaire not only founded CNN, but also the Hemp Museum of Kentucky, an ode to marijuana use. Other medals that Ted has in his collection include the title of largest landowner in the entire United States, owner of the Atlanta Braves, Person of the Year by Time magazine in 1991 and passionate about the cartoon Scooby Doo, the dog who apparently smokes. marijuana with his friend Shaggy before solving paranormal crimes.
4. Betty Faria
A very famous actress for her participation in soap operas and global miniseries, she revealed in 2016 that she uses cannabis, during an interview with "Programa do Bial". According to Betty, she does not feel any kind of problem with the herb, much less memory loss, as many point out as a reason for not using it. After receiving several criticisms for the positioning, she still told the newspaper "Extra" that it was not an act of courage to open up about the use, but something that needs to be done.
5. Richard Branson
Virgin's intrepid founder is a self-confessed stoner. Branson openly enjoys the sweetness of THC. He spoke out in favor of the consumption and legalization of marijuana and, as a good financial entrepreneur, he was categorical in stating that, if it were legal, he would like to sell the herb.
6. Barack Obama
A self-confessed pothead in his Hawaiian youth, Barack Obama became president of the United States in 2009 in a mythically mediatic seizure of power. Some suggest that the epic popular slogan “Yes, We Can” is actually a subliminal message anticipating the imminent legalization of marijuana in some US states: “Yes We Cannabis”.
7. Stephen King
The most famous pop horror writer, Stephen King, author of more than 50 novels with sales that exceeded 500 million copies, has used his fame to lead a movement for the legalization of marijuana: “I think that marijuana should not only be legal , I think it should really be part of an industry”.
And there? Did you get the vision?
Maybe our families, people with whom we have professional relationships and society in general, don't believe in our Lifestyle and although many of them don't agree with the way we choose to live, what we need is to believe in ourselves. Ever!