On the Aug. 18 episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher," Penn Jillette proclaimed that he's "the only person who's never ever had a puff of marijuana who has been been on the cover of High Times magazine." Well, not quite.
In a 2002 interview with Larry King, Glen Campbell, who died on Aug. 8 from Alzheimer's disease, discussed his addictions to tobacco, cocaine and alcohol. About pot, he said: "I could not be around marijuana."
So far in 2017, many well-known musicians have passed away, including Chuck Berry, Gregg Allman, Glen Campbell, Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington, J. Geils, Al Jarreau, Butch Trucks, Cuba Gooding, Joni Sledge, Prodigy, James Cotton, Larry Coryell, Col. Bruce Hampton and David Peel.
Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson favors legalizing marijuana and says "smoking a few jays" is better for you than drinking alcohol.
He may be known for wearing a dress and rolling a vacuum on stage when he's not drumming, but that hasn't stopped Phish's Jon Fishman from diving into politics in the small Maine town of Lincolnville, where he lives.