Real Life Stories
Queen Victoria is believed to have used CBD to alleviate menstrual cramps during her reign, which ended in 1901.
There are many celebrities who feel it's important to legalize both THC and CBD as quickly as possible!
Seth believes so strongly in the benefits of cannabis for Alzheimer's prevention that he spoke in congress about the state of Alzheimer's research and the public perception of people with the disease...His testimony came as part of a larger Senate hearing about the state of Alzheimer's research.
Whoopi is a well-known cannabinoid advocate and consumer. She's used a vape pen for years treat her pain, stress and glaucoma. Last year, she and Maya Elisabeth started Maya & Whoopi – which sells edibles, tinctures, salves, and more.
Freeman uses both CBD and THC to treat the fibromyalgia he suffers after a serious accident in 2008 and has since been a voice of support for the benefits of the plant.
Chong became popular in the 1970’s for his comedies about pot-smoking. Like many advocates, his support was a product of personal necessity. He credits the effects of CBD oil when discussing his recovery from prostate cancer in 2012. “I kicked cancer’s ass” he said of his CBD use.
Montel has been famous for years for his acting career, but in 2016 the cannabis community won a huge victory while he was traveling through Frankfurt airport. Police found cannabinoids in his luggage, but after he proved that it was CBD prescribed as a medical use product by a licensed doctor, he was released. Williams suffers from Multiple Sclerosis and has been a proponent of legalization ever since he tried it and found relief. He has been an outspoken advocate since 1999.
The famous rock star began using CBD after she was was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, and has since continued to use weed in all forms to battle the gastrointestinal issues that have arisen since her victory over cancer.
Oliver Stone fought in the Vietnam war for the US Army before he began his cinema career. Not only did he return from war with PTSD and find that it helped him from going insane trying to readjust, but he recounted that many of his platoon members also smoked to relax and maintain a healthy state of mind. He's been advocating for legalization ever since.
After winning a fight in the notoriously brutal UFC ring, Nate Diaz conducted his post-fight interview while smoking CBD from a vape pen, live on TV. He has stated that CBD oil helps him relieve pain, heal injuries and concentrate.
The famous rapper is rarely seen without a joint or blunt in his hand. He largely credits his transition from a hate-filled-gangster to a love-giver to cannabis. He has always supported and advocated for use and legalization of both THC and CBD products.
Michael J. Fox
As a longtime sufferer of Parkinson’s disease, Michael J. Fox has used cannabis to counteract the effects of the chronic disease since he was diagnosed. It certainly extended his acting career for many years.
The creator of The Simpsons sadly passed away in March of 2015 from terminal colon cancer. He was diagnosed in 2012 with 3 to 6 months to live, but the support and the wellness goodies from his CBD-savvy girlfriend helped him defy the odds and live for 3 extra years.
NFL linebacker Derrick Morgan
As most people will probably know football is one of the kinds of sport which can take a heavy toll on the human body because of the extensive physical stress and other trauma related to this sport and this is something which Derrick Morgan can personally affirm. Regardless of whether a football player participate at professional or at amateur level there is always a real chance of serious injury because of the vicious contact between players during the course of a game. Most professional football players will have to deal with serious injury at one point or another and for some such injury will come multiple times during their career. There will always be some kind of treatment and the level of treatment will depend on the seriousness of that injury. Part of that treatment is often pharmaceutical products such as pain relievers. Contrary to popular belief not all pharmaceutical products is good for your physical health as many of our foremost football players have discovered and Derrick Morgan is one of them speaking out about the dangers which is often encountered. There are many well-known products which has serious side effects which is often doing more harm than good. Likewise some of the pain relievers and other inflammatory products which is prescribed to sportspeople come from a group of products which is known as opioids and these things when not properly managed can lead to horrible addictions and in fact there are many people that that actually overdosed on these products.
NFL Offensive Tackle Eugene Monroe
Eugene Monroe is another notable NFL football player and he was also the first professional footballer who has spoken out regarding his use of CBD oil. Ever since he has remained a staunch advocate for CBD because of what it has done for him personally relating to his personal wellness and health. There is an organization known as the Bright lights campaign which is now encouraging that more research should be done on CBD and its effects on the human body. Eugene Monroe has been an active supporter of this organization because of his interest in how CBD oil can help footballers to deal with all of the problems which they may encounter during their football careers.
NFL Defensive End Leonard Marshall
So many sportspeople are now coming forward and among them is Leonard Marshall which is also a professional football player and also a serious believer in the medicinal properties of CBD oil. One of the scourges of professional footballers is something known as CTE, better known as chronic traumatic Encephalopathy which is simply a description for traumatic brain injuries which has been caused by multiple concussions. According to statistics which has been collected over many years as many as 40% of all professional football players might currently be suffering from CTE. Contrary to some of his peers Morgan has decided to rely upon CBD oil instead of the traditional medications and this has led to some interesting experiences because in fact his condition has improved significantly and in fact lately he had no trouble of CTE at all.
MMA fighter Nate Diaz
There are many contact sports today where the risk for serious injury is very high and one of them is MMA. And just like football injuries, MMA related injuries also respond very well to CBD oil. Not only has Nate Diaz spoken out freely about the multiple benefits of CBD oil but he has also both at training sessions and also at press conferences after fights been smoking his CBD oil vape pen. When reporters asked him what he was smoking he openly admitted that he was using CBD oil and then went on to explain that he has found CBD oil to be excellent in helping with the healing process and especially with inflammation after serious injury. This is why he has gotten into the habit of using CBD oil before and after major fights and also while training.
The Hollywood starlet, known for her roles in numerous movies says CBD helps relieve pain, stress and anxiety. In an interview with US Weekly, she explained it has “all the benefits of marijuana, without the high.” In 2001, Aniston told Rolling Stone she smokes pot “once in a while. What’s wrong with that? Everything in moderation.”
In the recent skincare and makeup article in the New York Times, the actress touted a CBD lotion made by Lord Jones in Los Angeles. “Recently, I did a play on Broadway for six months and my body was wrecked,” she explained. “My neck was really tight. The CBD has relaxing benefits. The idea is to avoid using too many painkillers.”
Other actresses who prefer CBD include Emma Roberts, Mandy Moore and Minka Kelly.