At the end of a conversation with Woody Harrelson, the actor turned the tables on host Ellen Degeneres and asked if she uses marijuana. "I don't smoke," Degeneres quickly replied. "I don't like it. I don't enjoy it. I don't understand how people can function on it."
In 2013, Oprah Winfrey told Andy Cohen that she last smoked marijuana in 1982, but her friend Gayle King dished to Ellen Degeneres on May 9 that "Oprah has smoked a little marijuana too," which most likely means since 1982.
Back in March 2017, it was reported that Woody Harrelson had stopped smoking pot. In July, he danced around the question with Stephen Colbert, but in October he admitted to Jimmy Kimmel that his canna-fast started in March 2016. Now, thanks to Willie Nelson, Harrelson's inhaling again.
Now permitted by CNN to "smoke weed on camera," Anthony Bourdain travels to Uruguay, where marijuana is legal and he tries out some of the local varieties.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's main challenger in the September gubernatorial primary, Cynthia Nixon, was the main attraction at New York's famous Cannabis Parade & Rally on May 5. Nixon told the large crowd in Union Square Park that she wants to "legalize cannabis in New York State."
Who would've thought that CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta would become one of the leading voices for medical marijuana? But he has, as evidenced by his fourth cannabis documentary, "Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills."
Actress Cynthia Nixon has made marijuana legalization a key component of her campaign to upset incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In an interview with Stephen Colbert, Nixon stressed arrest disparities in New York and admitted she's only smoked marijuana twice.
The British-born model and actress Emily Ratajkowski likes to smoke... pot, that is. Here, she poses with a spliff on Instagram.
There are now nine states that have legalized marijuana (Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 13 more with decriminalization laws and 46 with medical-marijuana laws.
Roseanne Barr was back in the news this week with the revival of "Roseanne" on ABC. Her support of Donald Trump and his far-right agenda is a major part of the show's storyline. Trump clearly approves.