In 1972, for his third album, David Peel recruited John Lennon and Yoko Ono to produce "The Pope Smoke Dope." The album, featuring the title song, was released by Apple Records.
Chase Burnett would be alive today if marijuana was legal. The Georgia teenager allegedly died after he smoked an over-the-counter synthetic cannabinoid last year.
House Reps Jared Polis and Earl Blumenauer have sponsored federal legislation that would substantially reform the nation's marijuana laws.
The Michigan Supreme Court has upheld an Appeals Court decision banning medical-marijuana dispensaries. The 4-1 ruling effectively shuts down canna-business in state.
Robert Zemekis' Flight stars Denzel Washington as an alcoholic, drug-abusing commercial airline pilot. While Washington plumbs the depths of his deeply-flawed character, the movie places all the blame of a catastrophic crash on him.
Hippy hopper Mod Sun not only raps, he writes books too. The Minnesota native's first self-help manual is a "step-by-step guide on how to make your life a dream."
Hannah, played by Lena Dunaham on "Girls," did coke on a Season 2 episode. A few days earlier, Dunham, who created the hit HBO show, chastised Rihanna and Chris Brown for "posting a million photos of them smoking marijuana."
Blogger Steve Elliott was arrested and charged with domestic assault on Jan. 14. He was arrested again for violating the terms of his release on Feb. 12.