Elvis Presley infamously barged into the White House to visit President Nixon in 1970. While it's generally assumed that Presley was anti-marijuana, one former girlfriend says the King used it to treat his glaucoma.
With the 4/20 high holiday a few months away, promoters are starting to announce lineups for their mid-to-late April events. Method & Redman, Ice Cube and Trey Anastasio Band are among the headliners.
Due to "violent crime and gang activity," the U.S. State Department warns people from traveling to five Mexican states (Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas) and suggests people reconsider visiting 11 others.
Linda Ronstadt, who's the subject of a current documentary, thinks marijuana and other drugs should be legalized.
Movies that feature marijuana and other drugs remain a Hollywood staple. This year was lean on stoner comedies and heavy on druggy dramas, along with plenty of documentaries to choose from.
Dr. John, Rick Ocasek, Art Neville, Doris Day, Eddie Money, James Ingram, Peter Tork, Ginger Baker, Leon Redbone, Roky Erickson, Robert Hunter, Bushwick Bill, Keith Flint, Mark Hollis and Ranking Roger were among the musicians who passed away in 2019.
Watch MC Flow's "Pot in the Latkes," Adam Sandler's "The Chanukah Song" and the lighting of Grav Labs' cannabis menorah.
Celebrities arrested for marijuana or other drugs in 2019 include two NFL players, four NCAA football players (Jordan Love, pictured), an NBA player, an NCAA basketball player, a former MLB player, six musicians, three actors, the founder of Cirque de Soleil, a former Playboy playmate and a Greek tycoon.