One of the Kottonmouth Kings longtime MCs, Johnny Richter, has left the group. Richter says he was "sick of all the drama" and his "soul is unclogged" now that he made the decision.
In his second brazen escape, notorious Mexican cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman burrowed out of maximum security prison on July 11. There have long been allegations of shady, behind-the-scenes cooperation between Guzman’s Sinaola cartel and U.S. law enforcement agencies, with the DEA using his underlings as informants.
Running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were arrested for marijuana possession during a traffic stop near Pittsburgh last August. Both have since been suspended by the NFL.
Drug-reformers don't appear to be too worried about Loretta Lynch being confirmed as the country's next Attorney General, despite her denouncement of marijuana legalization and support for asset forfeiture.
This year April 20 - the stoner national holiday - falls on a Monday. Most of the events listed here take place over the 4/20 weekend.
Just days after Zayn Malik blew off One Direction's shows in Manila, he quit the group. A Filipino anti-drug group wanted One Direction to be drug tested when they arrived in the country. Their focus was on Malik and Louis Tomlinson, who videotaped themselves smoking a joint last year in Peru.
Last week's marijuana sketch on "Saturday Night Live" continued a 40-year tradition of pot humor on the popular late-night variety show. We searched for archival clips from the show's past and present, and came up with six stony "SNL" sketches.
Though she says she never smoked pot, Hillary Clinton is gradually coming around on cannabis. At a recent Town Hall. the front-running presidential candidate stated, "I would like to move it from Schedule I to Schedule II."
According to Politico, the National Cannabis Industry Association decided against Tommy Chong's participation in their Capitol Hill Lobby Days, saying it would be a distraction. "I would be talking over their heads anyway," he tells CelebStoner.
Based on top stoner or marijuana-themed song lists created by Rolling Stone, Billboard and High Times, we've come up with our own Top 10, plus many honorable mentions.