The Equity First Alliance staged a protest in Austin on March 15 that focused on speaking appearances by former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner and MedMen's Adam Bierman at SXSW.
The music, movie and interactive fest known as South by Southwest has taken a distinct turn towards cannabis programming with a wide array of pot panels and crafty keynotes.
Another network has refused a cannabis ad, this time ABC, who rejected Lowell Herb Co.'s 90-second spot featuring actress Bella Thorne smoking a spliff.
Now that cannabis is legal for adult use in the Bay State, New Yorkers are traveling north to sample the products at stores that have just recently opened.
Fans of 2008's "Surfer, Dude" will be excited to know that Matthew McConaughey is back looking for waves in "The Beach Bum," which will hit theaters on March 29.
Comedian Chelsea Handler is a fan of marijuana, so much so that she has a line of pot products coming out soon. "This is gonna be the thing that probably cures some big disease," she says.
The great Willie Nelson was up for two Grammy awards and won for Best Traditional Pop Album for "My Way." He's now received 51 nominations and has won nine trophies. Other winners include Kacey Musgraves, Dave Chappelle and Sting & Shaggy.
Bob Marley was born 74 years ago on Feb. 6, 1945. We remember the Tuff Gong's great spirit, incredible reggae music and devotion to ganja with this medley of "War" and "No More Trouble."