Kathy Bates, who plays dispensary owner Ruth Whitefeather Feldman on Netflix's "Disjointed," appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Oct. 6. She discussed getting stoned with Bill Maher, vape pens and the show's cannabis consultant, Dr. Dina 420.
So far in 2017, many well-known musicians have passed away, including Chuck Berry, Tom Petty, Gregg Allman, Glen Campbell, Chris Cornell, Walter Becker, Chester Bennington, J. Geils, Al Jarreau, Butch Trucks, Cuba Gooding, Joni Sledge, Prodigy, James Cotton, Larry Coryell, Col. Bruce Hampton, Dave Hlubek and David Peel.
Two days after he did a fake-toke gesture while wearing a Legalize It t-shirt when throwing out the first pitch at the Pirates' final game of the 2017 baseball season, rapper Wiz Khalifa reminded people, "When you invite me you know that's what you're inviting. I stand for pot."
Hugh Hefner, who passed away on Sept. 27, was a major benefactor to various causes, including marijuana legalization. His Playboy Foundation provided hundreds of thousands of funding dollars to NORML in the '70s.
In her new magazine "Goop," Gwyneth Paltrow says about marijuana, "I've tried it, and yes I inhaled!" She joins Amanda Seyfried, Kelly Clarkson, Jane Fonda and Stevie Nicks on this list.