The attributes associated with the use of Cannabis have mostly been depicted as negative in nature but recent times have shown numerous successful Cannabis enthusiasts that have proven otherwise and have expressed their opinions openly. Today we delve into this and highlight 25 most famous Cannabis enthusiasts that you probably know and what they really had to say about this equally loved and hated commodity.
Usually, the expectation that has been set on Cannabis users is that they are lazy, uninspired and just generally individuals who lacked ambition and preferred to lay on their couches all day zoned out. When a whole new breed of enthusiasts that are go-getters who are wildly successful is introduced, the narrative changes significantly and it forces the world to critically think about the lens in which Cannabis has been viewed. From musicians, actors, comedians, CEO’s of Fortune 500 organizations to sports personalities, this article covers them all and allows you to tap into their thought process on this green herb that has created one of the most lucrative industries in the 21st century.
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Famous musicians and Cannabis
Snoop Dogg is a celebrated American rapper who is estimated to have a net worth of $150 million. He is known to be adaptable and has been involved in various high profile projects both in music and film.
Snoop has been vocal and open within the music industry on his apparent use of cannabis. He has not shied away from indulging in a blunt during his numerous performances at various events while out in public.
So great is his love for Cannabis that he currently owns a branded line named Leafs by Snoop. On his website, is a creative and captivating tagline that reels you right in. If you’re a customer making an initial visit seeking to purchase, you’ll be greeted by “Let’s medicate, elevate and put it in the air.”
In March 2021, Justin Beiber mentioned Cannabis in his hit song called peaches. He had been in the limelight for a long time depicted negatively as a problematic teenager as a result of his relationship with cannabis. In an interview with Vogue he said, and I quote “Weed was something that I felt people tried to make me feel bad for enjoying, but I’ve now found a place in my life for weed products that have been beneficial in my human experience.”
He has recently partnered with Palms, an organization seeking to reduce the stigmatization of Cannabis in a bid to make it increase the acceptance rate, and this venture produces a seven joint blunt pack that will make its first sales in California. The product has adopted the name of the hit song and will also be known as peaches. Justin Bieber seeks to help other young people by ensuring that they don’t get to experience the stigma that is associated with Cannabis use especially if they may need it to aid their mental health problems.
There’s been a viral clip of Wiz Khalifa taking a lying detecting test that has been making rounds on social media for the better part of 2021. In this clip, he attests to consuming cannabis on a daily, more than 3 times a day and tops it all up by stating the ridiculously large amount of money that he budgets for it.
Unsurprisingly, cannabis has made him a lot of money as well. He partnered with the Cookie Company and the result was the production of his own strain of weed known as Khalifa Kush. From that point forward, he has been in a number of endorsement deals as well partnership deals that have seen him push for legalization of cannabis.
A celebrated rapper, Lil Wayne has been quoted saying that he smokes cannabis to get inspired, not just to get high. As a matter of fact, he felt so inspired that he felt that it was important for him to share the feeling that he gets with other people. This led to the launch of his brand line of Cannabis that he named GKUA Ultra-Premium. His line had one particular intention. To help others achieve the most gratifying high of their lives through consuming products from this high potency line.
Willie is a music legend 87 years of age, and also the only person who has ever out smoked Snoop Dogg as verified by the rapper himself. His love for cannabis is so massive that it is credited as the primary reason why his friendship with Snoop Dogg has remained firm throughout the years. They both demonstrated their commitment in a song that they collaborated on that was released in the year 2012.
Expectedly, he co-chairs the advisory board of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws and has been very forward with his views, expressing his preference to its legalization as he believes it will bring greater health benefits to everyone.
Rihanna is a pop sensation who has been termed as cannabis friendly. Notably, she has been seen to mention cannabis in her music as well as utilizing her social media channels, namely instagram and snapchat to showcase her undeniable love for cannabis through perfectly timed photos and videos. Rihanna yields so much influence amongst her generation and it goes without saying that her decision to embrace cannabis has definitely had a significant impact towards the legalization movement.
I mean Bob Marley is quite literally the poster child that represents celebrities that embraced, loved and promoted cannabis culture. I bet you’ve seen thousands if not more of cannabis related accessories that have his face plastered all over. He believed that cannabis was a herb that helped people realize a higher state of mind that would produce revolutionary results thereafter.
Famous Actors and Cannabis
Seth is probably one of the most outspoken actors in the industry with regards to cannabis use. As a matter of fact, he has acted in two movies that have depicted him as a stoner, and needless for me to say, he executed those roles to a T.
In his daily life, he says that it helps him to work better especially when it comes to writing. Knowing the stigma that has always been attached to it, he also was honest in stating that he believes that it may have cost him some roles with directors who are not really accepting of his cannabis loving ways.
Woody has been loud and proud about his cannabis loving ways, he let it be known that he has been indulging in it for 30 years now. He is a member of the advisory board of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana laws and has been working hard to transform the laws that concern the safety of the cannabis that people use.
Famed for the TV hit series show Friends, Jennifer has been unapologetically vocal about her periodic use of cannabis in moderation. Having been the American sweetheart for a long period of time, her bold confession was seen to be impactful to the numerous that looked up to her and were ready to follow in her footsteps to achieve her kind of success.
Charlize is an A-lister celebrity and has acted in prime roles in a number of high rolling films. In an interview with a celebrated entertainment outlet, she opened up about being a hard-core cannabis enthusiast especially when she was younger. Now that she’s older, the indulgence has significantly reduced, but she toys around with the idea of using it to help solve her lack of sleep issues. In her words, she would prefer it over sleeping pills any day.
Megan Fox has come out with guns blazing calling for the legalization of cannabis and calling its criminalization a bunch of propaganda. So publicized is her appreciation of cannabis that the first encounter she had with her current partner, Machine Gun Kelly, he literally called himself “weed”. He may have known that she has an affinity to it and was trying to make a bold first impression, we’ll never know, but we know that it worked.
Whoopi was the first person within the industry to create a brand of cannabis related products that were designed to aid in relieving menstrual aches. The idea was birthed from the long standing relationship that she has had with cannabis. She realized that whenever she indulged in it when she was experiencing menstrual cramps, she felt relief. To bring comfort to more women, Whoopi went a mile further, did her research, got into partnerships and came up with the brand Whoopi and Maya to create products designed to make women feel better during that time of the month.
Famous Comedians and Cannabis
If there ever was to be a poster girl for cannabis, then Sarah would definitely be the one. Back when vape pens were new and not really a thing like they are right now, she carried one to the red carpet and the entire situation went viral. It’s safe to say that she made many people curious about them. Whilst she hasn’t ventured into the business like many of her colleagues, she has advised young women especially those in their twenties to try out different substances as long as they practice it safely and smartly.
Pete is a well-loved comedian and he has come out on numerous interviews to express the various benefits that he has derived from using cannabis to manage some of the conditions that he faces. In addition to that, he has been transparent that aside from using cannabis as a type of alternative medication, he also enjoys partaking in it and that he has done so for every single day of 8 years.
Bill has hosted a talk show on TV for 13 years that has arguably some of the best humor available on cable. He navigates a variety of topics and for the top tier content that he has managed to share with the world and wow them every single time, he attributes his motivation to cannabis. According to him, it makes him get it right and when he has it in his system, it’s all systems go.
CEO’s and Cannabis
Richard has been an unapologetic cannabis enthusiast and he even went a mile further by serving in the Global Commission on drug policy where the mandate is to seek for the decriminalization and legalization of cannabis amongst other drugs. He advised the Netherlands to solve their environmental issues by switching from dairy farming to cannabis farming.
Steve Jobs having experience with cannabis was probably one of the most talked about discoveries of the 21st century. After his death, in his biography, it was written that he smoked cannabis at least once or twice every week for a period of four years. It continues to say that it helped with charging up the innovativeness and creativity that he needed so badly in that period of time.
Famously known for playboy left an undeniable mark in the world of cannabis. When everyone was quite skeptical and unsure of revealing publicly their stand on cannabis, he gave out hefty donations to NORML (the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws). Till date, it is said that were it not for his support, this organization would be non-existent and all these reforms that we’re witnessing would probably never have occurred.
Google co-founder is known to periodically indulge in cannabis to help him think more critically about complex issues that he needed to solve. It is also said that it would help him to relax.
Sports Personalities and Cannabis
Ricky Williams goes down in history as the NFL player to win the Heisman Trophy with the greatest percentage of first-place votes in history. In his own words, he says that he would not have won that trophy without indulging in Cannabis. It aided him when he was passing through challenges.
Connor Mc Greggor
After announcing his retirement abruptly, Connor posted photos of himself smoking a blunt and basically having the time of his life.
An Olympic swimmer, Michael was pictured with a marijuana pipe and even though it was not verified that he had partaken in it, the internet made its own conclusions and Michael is now famously known for it.
Rodman’s career in basketball was marred with plenty of controversy but one thing that was certain was that he was an avid cannabis enthusiast. So well-known is his history that a crypto currency organization known as Potcoin, whose main goal is to help those in the marijuan industry, has selected him as their brand ambassador. It worked extremely well for them as their price surged by 25%.
After her test results came out positive for cannabis, the internet was literally divided on whether or not it was right that she gets suspended from participating in the Olympics. This was probably the first time that the internet was rife with discussions on cannabis and whether it has a place in sports.
Next time when you walk into one of the Seattle dispensaries looking for your next high, you might just bump into one of this A -listers, who like you believe in the benefits that can be derived from cannabis.