Jack Nicholson

"My point of view, while extremely cogent, is unpopular. . . . That the repressive nature of the legalities vis-a-vis drugs are destroying the legal system and corrupting the police system."

Nicholson lived at a Laurel Canyon apartment with Harry Dean Stanton, who said, "Jack had a bed, a desk, and a record player. He'd write a little, smoke some dope, dance around to loosen up, then return to writing."

Playboy Interview April, 1972 ~

"I got into smoking cigars in Canada when we were shooting Carnal Knowledge. We had all taken a vow to stay off grass while we were making this movie, so the Monte Cristos became a perfect substitute."

PLAYBOY: You once told a reporter you had smoked grass every day for 15 years. Is that true?

NICHOLSON: To a certain degree. Fifteen years ago is about when I started smoking. I'm a social smoker. But I can go for months at a time without even thinking about it.

PLAYBOY: How do you feel about the anti-marijuana laws?

NICHOLSON:  It's insane to have laws that are making criminals out of a huge percentage of our population, particularly when it's something that involves morality. I'm old-fashioned in that I don't want to see the entire world addicted to drugs—like the synthetic existence described in Brave New World—but I think it's an enormous leap from a little grass to that grim picture.

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