There are now 10 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 14 more with decriminalization laws, 46 with medical-marijuana laws and 40 with hemp laws.
New Jersey's best-known legalization advocate Whoopi Goldberg is calling on the legislature to pass a bill that would tax and regulate cannabis. A vote is expected on March 25.
Sixteen years after recovering from alcohol abuse, PGA Tour player Robert Garrigus was suspended by the association for testing positive to a "drug of abuse": marijuana.
Now that cannabis is legal for adult use in the Bay State, New Yorkers are traveling north to sample the products at stores that have just recently opened.
Fans of 2008's "Surfer, Dude" will be excited to know that Matthew McConaughey is back looking for waves in "The Beach Bum," which will hit theaters on March 29.
Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has written a working-class memoir, "Let's Go (So We Can Get Back)," that will remind you of Bruce Springsteen's book, "Born to Run."
Comedian Chelsea Handler is a fan of marijuana, so much so that she has a line of pot products coming out soon. "This is gonna be the thing that probably cures some big disease," she says.
This article was originally posted on Feb. 4, 2014 after Kacey Musgraves picked up two Grammy awards. Nearly five years later, the country singer won four more Grammys, including Album of the Year for "Golden Hour."
In 2017, four-time Super Bowl winning quarterback and NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana joined the Green Rush with an investment in the media outlet, Herb.co. Now, he's pitched in on a $75 million investment with the San Jose firm, Caliva.
Produced by Michael Zaytsev and High NY, the NYC Cannabis Film Festival consisted of 15 shorts and two features, along with plenty of pizza and medicated popcorn.