It's taken Anthony Bourdain 15 years to finally smoke a joint on one of his travel foodie TV shows. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington State, he decided to sample some of the cannabis available in Seattle's regulated pot market on "Parts Unknown."
So far in 2017, many well-known musicians have passed away, including Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Tom Petty, Gregg Allman, Glen Campbell, Chris Cornell, Walter Becker, Malcolm Young, Chester Bennington, J. Geils, Mel Tillis, Al Jarreau, Butch Trucks, Cuba Gooding, Joni Sledge, Prodigy, James Cotton, Larry Coryell, Col. Bruce Hampton, Dave Hlubek and David Peel.
Now that pro-pot Phil Murphy has defeated Kim Gaudagno to become New Jersey's next Democratic governor, many think legalization is right around the corner for the Garden State.
The funkmaster himself, George Clinton, likes to vape cannabis. He was seen toking from a pen in Brooklyn on Nov. 1 while in the company of house music duo Soul Clap (Charlie Levine and Eli Goldstein).
"Obama Smoking Pot Again" blared the headline at the far-right website wnd.com on Oct. 31. Surprisingly, several marijuana sites poached quotes from the fake-news story, hence helping to promulgate it.