The International Cannabis Business Conference returned to San Francisco for the third year in a row with another star-studded lineup on Feb. 17. Rocker turned radio and TV host Henry Rollins, former NBA star John Salley and California's "Cannabis Czar" Lori Ajax, were among the speakers.
So far in 2017, several well-known musicians have passed away, including jazz singer Al Jarreau and rock drummers Butch Trucks (Allman Brothers), Mike Kellie (Spooky Tooth) and Jaki Liebezeit (Can).
Roseanne Barr's proposed Santa Ana dispensary, Roseannne's Joint, has gone up in smoke. "It didn't work out for me and the investor," she now says, referring to CalCann Holdings' Aaron Herzberg.
It was a big night for "Atlanta" at the 2017 Golden Globes. The FX series won awards for Best Comedy TV Series and Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Comedy (series creator Donald Glover). Keith Stanfield and Brian Tyree Henry play weed dealers on the show.
Forty-one years after a similar stunt took place, the famous HOLLYWOOD sign in Griffith Park was transformed into HOLLYWEED sometime during New Year's Eve. No one has yet taken credit for the prank.