By the end of the '70s, it appeared that marijuana decriminalization would become the law of the land. But then came Ronald and Nancy Reagan, and their "Just Say No" anti-drug doctrine. Largely thanks to them, 35 years later, very little has changed on the federal level.
While the world celebrates Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday (Dec 12), it begs the question: Did Ol' Blue Eyes ever smoke the green? When he really had the chance during the marriage to his pot-smoking wife Mia Farrow in the '60s, Sinatra reportedly preferred to get drunk instead.
Underrated and at times disrespected, Stone Temple Pilots produced some of the most enduring music of the grunge era. It was hard for STP to compete with the Seattle quartet of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice in Chains. But they did, and their first three albums are among the best work of the '90s.
The sleepiness that follows Thanksgiving dinner rich in tryptophan has little to do with the turkey meal. New evidence shows that it's the joint, bong, dab or vape hit that has revelers nodding out.
Andy Joseph, CEO of Apeks Supercritical, called Issue 3 a "disgusting display of corporate greed." Marijuana Majority chairman Tom Angell opined, "Voters won't tolerate this issue being taken over by greedy corporate interests." Even a New York magazine headline barked, "Willie Nelson's Crusade to Stop Big Pot."