Marijuana Policy Project
Steve Bloom

The One and Only Dick Gregory Didn't Like Pot

The Showtime documentary "The One and Only Dick Gregory" hints at the '60s comic's distain for cannabis. He once called pot worse than coke and heroin and said, "It will wipe out your memory bank."

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NBA Bans Raptor Jalen Harris for Drug Abuse

Considered to have a lenient anti-drug policy, the NBA is still serious about substances other than marijuana. Toronto Raptors guard Jalen Harris has been suspended for one year for violating the league's policy.

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Michael Phelps Flashback: Hits from the Bong

Back in 2009, after a photo of Michael Phelps ripping a bong at a party in Columbia, SC went viral, he was suspended and lost endorsements. Phelps, who won 23 Olympic gold medals for swimming, never failed a drug test.

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