Comedian Tommy Chong was the first celebrity to support upstart Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who's moving up in the polls and is on board with marijuana legalization.
At a town hall in Las Vegas on November 16, Democrat presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden invoked the gateway theory when asked about legalizing recreational marijuana.
Neil Young's American citizenship is being held up by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service because of "certain marijuana related activities."
Andrew Yang's surprising presidential campaign got a boost on November 1 when Weezer performed at Yangapalooza in Des Moines, IA.
House newcomer Katie Hill didn't last long in Washington. Elected in 2018, Hill resigned on October 27 after admitting she had an affair with a campaign staffer.