What was Bob Marley's views on cannabis?
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12 fascinating Bob Marley facts
12. What was Bob Marley's views on cannabis?
Marley considered cannabis a healing herb, and an "aid to medication". He supported the legalisation of the drug. He also said that marijuana use was in the Bible. Marley began to use cannabis when he converted to the Rastafari faith from Catholicism in 1966. He was arrested in 1968 after being caught with the drug, but continued to use it in accordance with his religious beliefs.