20 Jack Herer Quotes from the ‘Emperor of Hemp’

Jack Herer, the “Emperor of Hemp” was an American cannabis rights activist and author of “The Emperor Wears No Clothes.”

He founded HEMP to advocate for cannabis decriminalization and its usage in various sectors.

Herer, who operated head shops and ran for U.S. President twice under the Grassroots Party, faced health issues and died in 2010.


Critics argued that he exaggerated hemp’s potential.

His legacy includes a cannabis strain, the Jack Herer Cup and a documentary about his life.

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In this article, I have compiled the famous quotes by Jack Herer.

Top 5 Jack Herer Quotes


I don’t want to wait 20 or 50 years for something to be done about petrochemical pollution. ~ Jack Herer.


I’ve lived in Los Angeles for at least 24 years. ~ Jack Herer.


My family moved to Buffalo, New York in 1940 where I was raised. ~ Jack Herer.


Hempseed produces no observable high for humans or birds. ~ Jack Herer.


You see, the Greenhouse Effect is a direct result of burning fossil or old carbon fuels. ~ Jack Herer.

Best Jack Herer Quotes


Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation – from the writers of the world’s religious masterpieces to our most irreverent satirists. ~ Jack Herer.

Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality and longest lasting paper ever made. It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry. ~ Jack Herer.

When I went off to the army when I was 17 years old, I believed in America and the rights of freedom. But today I believe my government is lying to the American people and that my president, George Bush, is a criminal. ~ Jack Herer.


Famous Jack Herer Quotes

Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet. ~ Jack Herer.

I was a normal American nerd. ~ Jack Herer.


Our leaders are acting like lemmings. ~ Jack Herer.

But you can count the dead bodies from alcohol, tobacco, and legal pharmaceuticals by the millions. ~ Jack Herer.


So these were the 20 top quotes about Jack Herer.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Yoko Taro quotes and Dolley Madison quotes.

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