Gwyneth Paltrow, the Shakespeare in Love and Seven star discusses her take on medical Marijuana below. Also known for her often controversial endorsement of holistic treatments, it’s no surprise that she would endorse medical weed as an alternative. Did you know that she has used Marijuana before? Do you agree with her view that legalization efforts are being impeded by Big Pharma? Let us know in the comments.
‘What’s really interesting to see, with all the legalization of marijuana happening, is how there’s evidence that it can be helpful in a medicinal sense for people. That it can really be an alternative pain management system, and, in some cases, helpful for depression… Especially that brand, hmbldt—apparently it’s very tailored in terms of its balance of THC and CBD. So, there’s one that’s for arousal, there’s one that’s for calm, there’s one that’s for pain relief, there’s one for sleep. And you don’t, like when you were a teenager, smoke pot and get blazed out of your mind.
‘I think there is a lot of pushback against [medical marijuana], because I don’t think we can monetize it with the same kind of margin you can with an anti-anxiety pill that you get from behind the counter. But it’s incredible to see people who can’t sleep, or people who have chronic pain, report really positive results, and it’s a natural substance.
‘Oh, I’ve tried it, and yes, I inhaled!’