There are now 10 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 13 more with decriminalization laws, 46 with medical-marijuana laws and 40 with hemp laws.
Legislation allowing the use of low-THC, CBD-rich marijuana oil primarily for children suffering from seizure disorders has been approved in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The best drug-themed TV show returns for a fourth season on Netflix. Narcos: Mexico goes back to the '80s when the Guadalajara cartel ruled the country's drug trade and DEA agent Kiki Camarena was killed by the cartel.
Woodstock veteran David Crosby has joined NORML's Advisory Board. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer announced in July that he was looking to start his own cannabis product line.
Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen was a major figure on San Francisco's psychedelic scene in the late '60s and early '70s. In his new book, "Been So Long," he discusses his years with the band and the spin-off group Hot Tuna.
Maryland's Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous grew up with Dave Chappelle. Now the comedian is backing his friend, who he calls a "good dude" and an "important voice."
Willie Nelson joined Rep. Beto O'Rourke for a rally in Austin on Sept. 29 to stir up support for the Congressman's campaign to win the Senate seat from incumbent Ted Cruz.
Just before he smoked a blunt with Joe Rogan on the comedian's podcast, Tesla CEO innocently asked, "It's legal, right?" Then he took a big hit for all the world to see.
In 2017, there were 22 celebrities busted for marijuana or other illegal drugs. So far in 2018, there have been 18, including seven current or former NFL players, Lenny Dykstra and San Penn's son Hopper.