Continuing his decades-long streak of saying wonderful things in that smooth-as-silk voice of his, Morgan Freeman talked with The Daily Beast on such wide-ranging subjects as Baltimore, interracial relationships, and the herb known as cannabis. On the latter subject, he had this to say:
"My first wife got me into it many years ago. How do I take it? However it comes! I'll eat it, drink it, smoke it, snort it! This movement is really a long time coming, and it's getting legs--longer legs. Now, the thrust is understanding that alcohol has no real medicinal use. Maybe if you have one drink it'll quiet you down, but two or three and you're fucked."
"Marijuana has many useful uses," he says. "I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana. They're talking about kids who have grand mal seizures, and they've discovered that marijuana eases that down to where these children can have a life. That right there, to me, says, 'Legalize it across the board!'"
Hard to argue with that. Why? Because:
[h/t The Daily Beast]