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I tried to reform marijuana laws in the United States, but then I got high

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Afroman, whose 2001 song "Because I Got High" was ironically forgotten (ironic because... marijuana stereotypes), is back with an all-new version of his hit song. "Because I Got High (Positive Remix)" was made in partnership with Norml and weed-finding app Weedmaps.

This is now the second remade song in a week to namecheck marijuana legalization, the first being Lil Jon's #TURNOUTFORWHAT.

Please note: Afroman's claims have probably not been vetted by the surgeon general. But he does have a couch on wheels, which is cool.

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I had problems with glaucoma, but then I got high
Smelled the cannabis aroma, and I got high
Glaucoma's getting better and I know why
Because I got high
Because I got high
Because I got high

I used to smoke cigarettes, but then I got high
Getting tired and call it quits, but then I got high
I'm playing basketball and jogging and I know why
Because I got high
Because I got high
Because I got high

I used to drink beer and wine, but then I got high
I woke up feeling fine, because I got high
My hangover's over and I know why
Because I got high
Because I got high
Because I got high

Anxiety attacks, but then I got high
I used to take Xanax but then I got high
No more prescriptions pills and I know why
Because I got high
Because I got high
Because I got high

The state made revenue, because I got high
they built a school or two, because i got high
now the state can fund drug treatment and I know why
Because I got high
Because I got high
Because I got high