‘Smoking weed gives you extra energy’ — Amakye Dede

'When you smoke weed, it gives you extra energy' — Amakye Dede

Amakye Dede popularly known in showbiz as Iron Boy/Asante Akyem Bob Marley has added his voice to the call for the legalization of marijuana use in the country.

The Ghanaian music legend during an interview on Starr Chat with Nana Aba Anamoah said he has tasted weed before but he didn’t like it. Regardless, Amakye Dede explained that for economic reasons, it will be better if Ghana legalizes it because other countries like Germany, America and Netherlands are making huge sums of money from it.

“I have tried it before, I didn’t like it like it,” he said. When asked by Nana Aba if he thinks it should be legalized in Ghana, Amakye Dede added, “like it will be better, now in America and parts of Germany and Amsterdam, they have legalized it and earning money from it”.

“So if somebody tells you Ghana should legalise weed I don’t it’s a problem,” he added. According to Asante Akyem ‘Bob Marley’, there is nothing wrong with people who smoke marijuana.

“No if you smoke weed you are a bad person,” he said. Asked if he would musicians to smoke weed he said “yes” explaining what it will do for them, he added that “it is extra energetic”.

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