Due to Year Two of the Covid pandemic, there will be limited 4/20 activities in 2021. Here are 35 scheduled events, either in-person or online, during the 4/20 holiday.
Willie Nelson has joined Bill Maher's call to make 4/20 an official holiday. "Please puff, puff and pass this to your friends in Congress for consideration," reads a tongue-in-cheek letter to the White House.
Never one to mince words about marijuana, Willie Nelson reminded the SXSW audience on November 18 that he still smokes a lot of pot, adding it "keeps from killing people or keeps me from getting killed."
In a 2014 interview on "Larry King Now," Willie Nelson told the talk-show host about marijuana, "I think it's a good habit for me."
In 2013, Larry King told Snoop Dogg he "would legalize it," referring to marijuana, and quoted Lenny Bruce: "They're going to legalize marijuana someday because every law student I know smokes it." King passed away from Covid-19 on January 23.
From Chong's Choice to Marley Natural to Willie's Reserve, here's our guide to the most popular, successful and currently available celebrity canna-brands.
Willie Nelson posed for this photo in his tour bus holding a large cannabis stogie. He added some words about "drinking a little whiskey or smoking whatever works for us."
Singers Little Richard, Bill Withers, Kenny Rogers, Helen Reddy, Toots Hibbert, John Prine, Mac Davis, Charlie Daniels, Trini Lopez, Charlie Pride, Betty Wright and Annie Ross; guitarists Eddie Van Halen and Leslie West; drummer Neil Peart; and pianist McCoy Tyner are among the more than 180 musicians who passed away in 2020.
Somehow country singer/comedian Jim Stafford's unlikely No. 7 hit with "Wildwood Weed" in 1974 didn't make it onto Rolling Stone's list of country-music stoner odes.
Twenty-five years ago, "Hempilation: Freedom Is NORML" was released by Capricorn Records. A benefit album for NORML, it was followed by "Hempilation 2: Free the Weed" in 1998. For the first time all 37 Hempilation tracks (featuring Cypress Hill, Willie Nelson and many more) are now available at YouTube.