The Week in CelebStoner News: Aug. 19-25

• Oprah Winfrey admitted that she has smoked marijuana (the last time was in 1982) and said about pot, "I've heard it's gotten better."

• White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest made fun of a reporter's marijuana questiion, then the next day replied to Jessica Yellin's follow-up question with status-quo answer.

Busted for pot during a South Carolina traffic stop, rapper DMX said the weed wasn't his.

• Seattle Hempfest security booted Brian Laoruangroch from the event when he tried to roll "the world's largest joint."

• Author Lee Child of the Jack Reacher novels said he's been smoking marijuana for the last 44 years: 'I'm the poster boy to prove it doesn't harm you much."

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.