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Watch This: That One Time Zach Galifianakis Smoked a ‘Joint’ on Real Time

Taken from an episode of Real Time With Bill Maher that aired in November 2010, Zach Galifianakis and a table of panelists are discussing CA Prop 19, which would have legalized cannabis in California. Everyone’s putting in their two cents about the issue and doing their best to one-up each other when, out of nowhere, like the man of principle he is, Zach G. whips out a joint and lights it on national television.

…Or at least it appears he does, but after I did my googles, I saw that he in fact did not have a real “marijuana cigarette,” as the other side calls it. Apparently it was just cloves or something, but that does not change the intention. The message was clear. Zach, I too hope to one day live in a world where the host and guests of TV shows can light up whenever they so choose. I’d actually get cable back for that. (Maybe. I don’t know. Nah, probably not.)

Also, I’d like to give a shout out to the woman in the red-orange jacket. She’s obviously down for the movement as well because she couldn’t stop laughing at everything, which makes me think that she miiiiight’ve been a little high herself. (Allegedly.) You can also tell that she definitely would’ve smoked that joint had it been the Real Deal Holyfield. Either way, salute that woman.

Bottom line: Zach Galifianakis proves that not all heroes wear capes; some wear satchels and baby backpacks.

Zach Galifianakis lights up on Real Time

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Danté Jordan

Danté Jordan is a former member of the Leafly Subject Matter Expert team, and current freelance writer, video producer, and media consultant specializing in cannabis culture, strains, products, education, and everything else related to that lil’ green flower. Contact him at smokingwithdante on Instagram, or dantenetworks(at)gmail(dotcom). His website is www.dantejordan.com.

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