July 1 is a big day for the residents of Connecticut and Virginia, where adult-use cannabis legalization goes into effect. It also went into effect in New Mexico on June 29. Nineteen states have now legalized it.
The most conservative justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, says federal cannabis prohibition "may no longer be necessary or proper." Thirty years ago I predicted something like this would happen.
Talk about flipping the script. Evidence and Ocean Grown Extracts cannabis products are both being cultivated at a converted prison in California and sold at the state's regulated pot shops. A dollar from each sale goes to Last Prisoner Project.
"Different people have different reasons for purchasing celebrity brands," David A. Paleschuck tells CelebStoner. He's author of the new book "Branding Bud: The Commercialization of Cannabis."
The Marley family, in partnership with Silo Wellness, will start selling magic mushrooms in tincture form under the brand name Marley One in Jamaica later this year. Bob Marley would approve.
Conan O'Brien ended his late-night run by smoking a joint courtesy of Seth Rogen. Fifteen years earlier, he gladly accepted a High Times Stony Awards bong.
There are now 19 states that have legalized adult-use/recreational cannabis, 12 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with some form of medical-marijuana access.
Rapper and CelebStoner Wiz Khalifa has signed on to portray George Clinton in "Spinning Gold," a film about music-industry mogul Neil Bogart, who headed Casablanca Records when Clinton's band Parliament was on the label.