Jimmy Carter was a proponent of decriminalized cannabis and actually tried to get congress to consider decrim in the 1970s!!! Yes, the 1970s. Amazing. And Willie Nelson was both a friend. In this revelation, President Carter admitted that his son, Chip was the one on the roof when Willie famously (as admitted in his first autobiography) that he consumed reefer on the roof of the White House.
For many reasons, Jimmy Carter is underrated and misunderstood during his term in office as President. He was reviled by many and it’s becoming clear that one of the main reasons he’s been shunted aside was because of his belief in equality for everyone.
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