Morgan Freeman Supports Legalisation Of Marijuana, Revealing That He'll ‘Eat, Drink, Smoke, Snort' The Drug

Morgan Freeman has weighed in on the on-going debate about the legalisation of marijuana, revealing that he takes the drug for pain relief.

On both sides of the Atlantic, there has been plenty of talk over whether marijuana, commonly referred to as weed, should be legalised.

Morgan Freeman

In California, medical marijuana is legal, and Morgan has now explained his reasons for using the drug, stating that he takes it to relieve the pain from a previous car accident.

In 1997, Morgan was involved in a serious car crash, that shattered his left shoulder, arm and elbow.

The Daily Beast explains that - despite four hours of surgery - he has not fully recovered and does not have full use of his left hand.

“That right there, to me, says, ‘Legalise it across the board!’”

“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.”

As you’d expect, plenty of Morgan’s fans have taken to Twitter to discuss his comments...

This isn’t the first time Morgan’s opened up about his drug use, and back in 2011, he discussed it with The Guardian, succinctly telling the newspaper: “Never give up the ganja."

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