Cannabis-industry events came back en masse in the latter part of 2021 and 2022. Here's a list of upcoming expos, conferences and festivals through the rest of the year.
A favorite road stop for stoners - Weed in Northern California - has been hit again by a raging wildfire. The town is near Mount Shasta and the Oregon border on Interstate 5.
Arrested on May 12 in Kentucky, eight-year NBA veteran Montrelz Harrell was caught with three pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. On August 31, he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor, reduced from a felony.
Relating how marijuana unites people at Revelry on August 28, Viola Brands founder and former NBA star Al Harrington admitted, "When I played against Paul Pierce I hated his guts, until we smoked weed together. Now he's my man."
At the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, Cheech & Chong honored the Red Hot Chili Peppers as MTV Global Icons. And Snoop Dogg and Eminem performed their smokin' hot high tune, "From The D to The LBC."
For the second time in several months, an NBA player has been arrested for marijuana in the Lone Star State. Busted in Texas in May, Minnesota's Taurean Prince was picked up in Miami on an out-of-state warrant on August 26.
The controversy currently embroiling Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin has detoured into the question of whether she used drugs while "partying" with friends captured in a video. Did she inhale "flour" - Finnish slang for coke?
Afroman was in Chicago when he learned Ohio police had entered his house with guns drawn on August 21. "They thought I had hundreds and thousands of pounds," the weed rapper reports. All they found was a vape pen and jar of CBD flower.