5 Celebrities Who are CBD Advocates


Cannabidiol’s popularity has pervaded in the elite circle of showbiz. When we think of cannabis, we can easily think of Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Cheech, and Chong or Bob Marley whose songs talk about getting high, or how cannabis had eased tribulations in life.

The list of celebrities in this article promote the positive side of using CBD and how it has done good things to their lives and careers. Some of these celebrities are influencers and have made a good mark in the industry.

Whoopi Goldberg

Talkshow host, actress, comedienne, and cannabis advocate Whoopi Goldberg advocates the positive effects of CBD as a health supplement for among middle-aged women. According to her, CBD can help resolve health problems and discomforts such as menstrual cramps, nerve pain, and menopausal discomfort. Whoopi admitted to have been self-medicating with cannabinoid products to treat pain, stress and glaucoma. And for that, she is thankful to have discovered CBD.

Morgan Freeman

Eighty-one-year-old multi-awarded actor Morgan Freeman is openly advocating for CBD after the drug helped him cope with the intense pain and discomfort brought by fibromyalgia from a 2008 near-fatal car accident. The actor has also been vocal about using THC.

Melissa Etheridge

Well-known musician and awardee Melissa Etheridge has been acclaimed for her music career. The artist experienced a setback in 2009 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She found refuge in CBD when she had to undergo chemotherapy and surgical procedures and had to deal with intense pain and discomfort following these procedures. Since then, she has campaigned for cannabis legalization.

Nate Diaz

UFC Champion and Mixed Martial Arts professional Nate Diaz shocked journalists when he was seen vaping CBD during a press conference. According to him, CBD helps him cope post-fight stress. He also claimed that the drug proved to be effective in the healing process and reducing inflammation after a fight. CBD also facilitates concentration during fights and training

Jennifer Aniston

Friends star Jennifer Aniston took the spotlight when she revealed that she used CBD products for medicinal purposes. In an interview, she admitted that she smokes marijuana once in a while but has never been addicted to it. This, of course, unearthed previous rumors that she and ex-husband Brad Pitt used to get high together. However, Aniston rectified this statement saying that she used CBD to combat pain, stress, and anxiety.

Many other celebrities also advocate CBD. Michael J. Fox, for example, claims that CBD helps in alleviating his Parkinson’s symptoms. Actress Kristen Bell uses CBD to help manage anxiety. She also uses a separate CBD lotion to relax muscles after a tiring workout. When stressed or tensed, Victoria’s Secrets model Alessandra Ambrosio finds relief in CBD to achieve that well-deserved eight hours sleep for her to ready for a fashion show.

CBD has been used as a natural alternative remedy for common ailments as well as serious diseases like cancer. Though studies are still in a premature stage, CBD has been found to relieve pain, reduce anxiety and depression and alleviate cancer-related symptoms. The substance has been receiving more and more acceptance and patronage, and has been added in topical products like shampoos, oils, candies and even lubes. There are also several CBD oil varieties to choose from. These oils have been found to treat symptoms of insomnia, restlessness and anxiety.