First Dr. Sanjay Gupta, then Dr. Mehmet Oz, who hosts a daytime talk show on Fox. Both reversed their opinions about medical marijuana in 2014. Now Dr. Oz says, "People think it's a gateway drug to narcotics. It may be the exit drug to get us out of the narcotic epidemic."
"Narcos" focuses on the murderous world of '80s drug cartels in Colombia. After two seasons following the DEA's pursuit of the Medellin Cartel's Pablo Escobar, Season 3 set its sights on Agent Javier Peña's efforts to break up the Cali Cartel.
Diversity Rules at 2017 Emmy Awards: '13th,' Dave Chappelle, Donald Glover, W. Kamau Bell Big Winners
A gaggle of CelebStoners—Anthony Bourdain, Dave Chappelle, Zach Galifianakos, Bill Maher, Susan Sarandon, Sarah Silverman and Snoop Dogg – were nominated for 2017 Emmy Awards, but only Chappelle won for hosting "Saturday Night Live." Other winners included the documentary "11th," W. Kamau Bell and Donald Glover.
So far in 2017, many well-known musicians have passed away, including Chuck Berry, Gregg Allman, Glen Campbell, Chris Cornell, Walter Becker, Chester Bennington, J. Geils, Al Jarreau, Butch Trucks, Cuba Gooding, Joni Sledge, Prodigy, James Cotton, Larry Coryell, Col. Bruce Hampton, Dave Hlubek and David Peel.
High Times won their third NYMSL championship on Sept. 9 with a 4-3 extra-inning victory over arch-rival Wall Street Journal.
In August, a cannabis controversy erupted over Roger Stone's planned speech at the CWCBExpo scheduled for Sept. 13-15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. On Sept. 6, the event announced that Stone had been removed from the speaker's lineup.
Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, who passed away on Sept. 3, met at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY in 1967, four years before they formed Steely Dan. Their 1973 song, "My Old School," is about the day they were busted for marijuana at Bard.
Four-time Super Bowl winning quarterback and NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana is joining the Green Rush with an investment in the media outlet, Herb.co.