Ashley Monroe takes country to a new high with her honky tonk tune, "Weed Instead of Roses.” "Yeah, give me weed instead of roses," she says. "That'd be much better."
It's 1968 on "Mad Men," and the show is totally embracing the emerging marijuana culture. In the Season 6 opener, Megan and Don get stoned in Hawaii, and pot smoking has become rampant at the office.
Journalist Joe Klein writes in his latest Time column: "I’m for legalizing marijuana. It is a relatively mild, non-addictive drug. It is simply illogical for alcohol to be legal and pot not."
Caught in a late-night dragnet, DJ Clue was stopped by NYPD at 2 am Wednesday and arrested for possessing a controlled substance (three unidentified pills) and driving with a suspended license.
Rhode Island joined 13 other states that have decriminalized marijuana on Apr. 1. Including Colorado and Washington, there are now 16 states with liberalized cannabis laws.
Tommy Chong wants to get high high high with Paul McCartney. He smoked pot with George Harrison and hung with John Lennon and Ringo Starr, but has yet to meet McCartney. "One day Paul, you and I are going to burn one," he predicts.
During a week when public support for same-sex marriage grew exponentially as the Supreme Court heard a relevant case, Willie Nelson hopped on the gay-rights bandwagon.