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A spouter offered a "quote" from Thomas Jefferson which stated that Jefferson would rather smoke his finest hemp than drink his finest wine. That quote is fictitious, and it is cited often by proponents of marijuana use. It has never been found in any of Jefferson's writings, and there is great doubt that Jefferson ever smoked tobacco, let alone hemp. If someone's life is so messed up that they need to get drunk or high to get through the day, that is their problem. No one should resort to made up quotes from historical figures to try to justify your situation.
Publication date: 
4/30/2014
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Bob Norton
- Greensboro, North Carolina

Maybe in the world of smoking pot, fabrication is the only way to justify it.