And nothing was going to stop him from delivering it -- not even jail time.
Boston, 20, was in court Monday in Wilson County, Tennessee, facing a simple marijuana possession charge, according to Wilson County Sheriff's Department Lt. Scott Moore.
But as he stood to face Judge Haywood Barry, he began expressing his views on why weed should be legalized.
And to amplify his point, he reached into his jacket and slipped out a single marijuana cigarette.
He then pulled out a box of matches and, you guessed it, lit it up.
Boston got in several quick inhales before security personnel realized what was happening.
Before being led out, he turned to the gallery and declared, "The people deserve better!". »