Best of Cannabis award nominees included and CelebStoner.com (for Best Website), Freedom Leaf, NORML, Willie's Reserve, Americans for Safe Access and Netflix's "Disjointed."
"T2 Trainspotting" tops our list of the year's best stoner flicks. Other faves include "Rough Night," "Mary Janes: Women of Weed," "Grow House," "Icaros: A Vision" and "The Legend of 420."
Tommy Chong reminisces about his old bandmate, Bobby Taylor, who passed away on July 22. Taylor was the lead singer of the Vancouvers; they had a hit record on Motown with "Does Your Mama Know About Me," which Chong co-wrote, in 1968.
Stoner funnyman Tommy Chong - half of the legendary comedy team, Cheech & Chong - turns 79 today. Let's wish him many more joints and bong hits on this important day.
The druggy saga "Moonlight" garnered eight Academy Award noms, winning three for Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay and Supporting Actor, and holding off "La La Land," which until the final botched announcement by Warren Beattly and Faye Dunaway, had earned six awards.
It was a big night for "Atlanta" at the 2017 Golden Globes. The FX series won awards for Best Comedy TV Series and Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Comedy (series creator Donald Glover). Keith Stanfield and Brian Tyree Henry play weed dealers on the show.
Like last year, there wasn't a boffo box office stoner movie hit in 2016. But, as usual, there were plenty of movies that featured drugs. Check out our extensive list of the Top Stoner Movies of the year.
Many of you out there know that I worked for High Times for nearly 20 years, from 1988 to 2007. Towards the end of my run with Trans High Corp. (the parent company), I hatched the idea for CelebStoner.com. That was in 2006.
Film director Josh Gilbert, who was best known for his documentary, "a/k/a Tommy Chong," succumbed to leukemia on Saturday. He was 54.
I interviewed Tommy Chong live on stage at the International Cannabis Business Conference at the Vancouver Hyatt Regency on Oct. 13. Since he's from Canada and his career began in Vancouver, it was an especially revealing one-on-one with the legendary stoner funnyman.