In 2017, there were 22 celebrities busted for marijuana or other illegal drugs. So far in 2018, two NFL players—the 49ers' Reuben Foster and the Broncos' Carlos Henderson—have been arrested for pot.
Marijuana measures passed in eight states on Election Day, led by adult-use legalization victories in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada.
With 4/20 landing on a Wednesday this year, events will be taking place the weekend before, the week and day of, and the weekend after. Here are 56 events to go to.
It was big news in late 2013 when the Denver Post hired a marijuana editor who was tasked with running their online spinoff, thecannabis.co. Now the editor, Ricardo Baca, is the star of a movie that documents the paper's maiden voyage in the world of pot publishing.
It wasn't exactly the Stoner Bowl of two years ago when Seattle trounced Denver. But Super Bowl 50 featured the Broncos again, representing the Mile High city and state. In a defensive struggle, they defeated Carolina, 24-14.
Medical marijuana advocate and rock singer Melissa Etheridge took center stage at the Women Grow Leadership Summit in Denver, talking about how cannabis helped her combat breast cancer and when she first started smoking pot as a music student at Berklee in Boston.
Snoop Dogg will soon have some competition from Wiz Khalifa in Denver's booming legal weed market. Leafs by Snoop products are currently available at LivWell stores, and on 4/20 RiverRock's two shops will offer Khalifa Kush and other branded Wiz products.
Chief Parrothead Jimmy Buffett likes weed so much that, more than 40 years ago, he named his group the Coral Reefer Band. Now Buffett wants to trademark the name and sell marijuana-related products.
Heavyweight rapper Rick Ross was nabbed for marijuana possession in Georgia on June 10. It's his fourth pot arrest since 2008.