Willie Nelson's latest album of pop standards arrives as his record label designates him Artist of the Month. The Red Headed Stranger turns 80 on Apr. 30.
Former child star Amanda Bynes likes to smoke pot in public. The actress was photographed on Apr. 8 puffing what appeared to be a joint as she walked in New York's Times Square.
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.