Sir Patrick Stewart: actor. Icon. Activist. Pothead?
Kind of. The beloved star has released a statement supporting the UK's use of marijuana-based medicines, admitting that he uses pot to help ease the symptoms of ortho-arthritis in his hands.
"I purchased an ointment, spray and edibles. The ointment, while providing some relief from the discomfort, was too greasy to use during daytime and so I only use it at night," he says. "I believe that the ointment and spray have significantly reduced the stiffness and pain in my hands."See the full story at NME.