Creative People Explain Why They Love Cannabis

Quotes from creatives who love weed.
Quotes from creatives who love weed. | Amaury Salas/Unsplash

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Cannabis can be a mind opener and it allows you to see the world in different eyes and you get to see how wonderful life really is and all of the possibilities that’s out there for you. Your creative juices start to flow and it’s important that you act on it when you are at your peak of creativity. Your mind is in the state of genius when you use cannabis, probably. Many studies have shown that cannabis and creativity cause another part of your brain to function or work that you wouldn’t normally use – your creative side!

Dr. V. Krishna Kumar says that “a drug-induced altered state of mind may indeed lead to breaking free from ordinary thinking and associations, thereby, increasing the likelihood of generating novel ideas or associations.” How cool is that?

Don’t believe us? Check out our favorite quotes from these creative celebs who love weed.

“I smoke a lot of pot when I write music.” – Lady Gaga

“I smoked some weed, and that’s how I finished ‘Izzo.’” – Jay-Z

“As an artist, there’s a sweet jump-starting quality to [marijuana] for me. I’ve often felt telepathic and receptive to inexplicable messages my whole life. I can stave those off when I’m not high. When I’m high – well, they come in and there’s less of a veil, so to speak. So if ever I need some clarity… or a quantum leap in terms of writing something, it’s a quick way for me to get to it.” – Alanis Morrisette

“Marijuana can be like a loving partner to your creativity; a muse and inspiration and a help in many ways.” – Sebastian Marincolo

“The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.” ― Carl Sagan

“Unquestionably, this drug is very useful to the artist, activating trains of association that would otherwise be inaccessible, and I owe many of the scenes in Naked Lunch directly to the use of cannabis.” ― William Burroughs