Although he has done numerous types of drugs over the years, Ozzy Osbourne revealed the most “addictive thing” he has put in his body.
During the latest episode of The Osbournes Podcast, Ozzy spoke about how harmful and addicting tobacco has been for him. This was during his discussion about legalizing marijuana.
“I think it should be legalized everywhere,” Osbourne explained about marijuana. “I will say this, it definitely is a gateway drug. But I’d rather have people smoke marijuana than smoke tobacco. Tobacco, without any second thought, is the most addictive thing I ever put in my body.”
However, Ozzy’s wife, Sharon Osbourne, seemingly disagreed with him when it came to his marijuana stance. She stated that marijuana is “stuff” that makes people into a “blob.”
“And you sit there all day,” she explained. “You lose any incentive to do anything and I think it sucks.”
Jack Osbourne then said he was ok with legalizing marijuana but wanted others to acknowledge what the drug actually does to their systems. “The last 20 years there’s been such a push to legalize it medically and recreationally and they basically treat it like it’s the wonder drug and the cure for everything… which is not true.”
Jack also called marijuana “amazing” and it does wonders for those with certain ailments. “It can do amazing things. It can also do horrible things for people.”
Ozzy Osbourne Has Spoke About How Dangerous Tobacco Is
This isn’t the first time that Ozzy Osbourne has shown his clear stance on tobacco. During a 2016 interview with Rolling Stone, the rock legend spoke about how tobacco impacted himself and others around him.
“A dear friend of mine smoked that every day,” he said about tobacco. “He died of the worst throat cancer ever. But if it was governed by the government, they’d have deadlines; you can’t mix this with that. It would make it smoker to smoke. You wouldn’t get sick. … [But] I think tobacco is far more dangerous for you than pot.”
Ozzy Osbourne further pointed out that marijuana is just a leaf and there’s more poison in tobacco. “The good thing about legalizing it is the people who grow it illegally, they don’t give a shit what they use to fertilize it.”
However, Ozzy didn’t always support the legalization of marijuana. In 2003, he told MTV News that he thought the drug should be banned after Jack had struggled with his own substance abuse. “One thing leads to another,” he explained. “Coffee leads to Red Bull, Red Bull leads to crank.”
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