The most arrested man in New Jersey, Ed Forchion (a.k.a. NJ Weedman), was busted for pot possession on February 6, despite the fact cannabis ha been legalized in the Garden State.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer commuted Michael Thompson's sentence on December 22. He spent 23 years in jail for selling three pounds of marijuana to an informant. Thompson was released on January 28.
Marijuana grower Andrew Cox has been released from jail after serving 13 years, thanks to Last Prisoner Project. He received a life sentence in 2009.
"Gilligan's Island" co-star Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann and passed away on December 30, was arrested for marijuana possession in 2007.
Eight celebrities were arrested on marijuana or other drug charges in 2020. That's down from 21 last year and 66 in 2011.