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It's a been a while since Larry David has mentioned cannabis on his HBO show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." We all know the famous "Car Pool Lane" episode from 2004. Now, 17 years later, David makes an edibles joke in Season 11.
Now that more states are legalizing pot and medical use is becoming widespread across the U.S., PBS' NOVA series takes a closer, scientific look at cannabis in the latest episode.
In the six-part Hulu series, "McCartney 3, 2, 1," the Beatles living legend reflects on the music he made with the Fab Four, including druggy songs like "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "With a Little Help from My Friends."
The Showtime documentary "The One and Only Dick Gregory" hints at the '60s comic's distain for cannabis. He once called pot worse than coke and heroin and said, "It will wipe out your memory bank."