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‘This Industry Should Be Systematically Shut Down’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Kevin Sabet and Jeff Sessions are (surprise) still anti-legalization, Roger Stone insists the president supports medical marijuana, David Crosby shares his worst cannabis purchase, and more.

NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana Invests in Cannabis Media Outlet

Montana and his venture capital firm, Liquid 2 Ventures, was a part of a group that invested $4.1 million into Herb during the company’s seed-funding round.

‘Snoop & Martha’ Earns the First-Ever Cannabis Industry Emmy Nomination

Snoop scores the first Emmy nomination for the cannabis industry with his show "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner," which airs on the Merry Jane platform.

Wait, Why Is Dennis Rodman Wearing a PotCoin Shirt?

On his latest trip to North Korea, the eccentric hall of famer is repping the cannabis cryptocurrency. WTF?

Former NBAer Cliff Robinson Debuts ‘Uncle Cliffy’ Pre-Rolls in Portland Thursday

Former NBA All-Star and Portland Trailblazers superstar Clifford Robinson is launching his line of Uncle Cliffy cannabis products in Portland on June 8.

7 Prince Songs That Reference Cannabis

Some of these Prince songs referencing cannabis unfold a cautionary tale of gateway drug escalation, while others serve as an analogy for sex and living in the moment.

Melissa Etheridge: ‘Anybody Who Smokes Cannabis Is Using it Medicinally’

After building a successful career as a musician, Melissa Etheridge fought a very public battle with cancer and came out the other side a cannabis convert.

From Cocaine to Tranqs to Cannabis: Stevie Nicks’ Journey to the Dark Side and Back

Stevie Nicks spent decades in the spotlight fighting drug addiction, but these days, she only touches a little bit of cannabis to boost her creativity.

How Cannabis Influenced Bob Dylan’s Musical Career

Bob Dylan is one of the most prolific and ubiquitous artists in the folk music scene. Did you know cannabis inspired much of his music and career?

That Time Joe Cocker Got Kicked Out of Australia for Cannabis

The famous gravelly-voiced singer once rocked the land Down Under, earning himself a cannabis arrest and deportation.

Malcolm X: From Cannabis Peddler to Iconic Civil Rights Activist

In remembrance of Malcolm X, we examine the iconic (and controversial) civil rights activist's past peddling cannabis in Harlem and the impact of his legacy in American history.

‘This Trail Was Blazed by Patients’: An Interview With Cannabis Advocate Montel Williams

We talked to Montel Williams, who has used medical cannabis since he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 17 years ago, about legalization and the opioid epidemic.

The Curious Trend of Celebrities Quitting Cannabis

Several prominent canna-friendly celebrities have been coming forward to admit that they are giving up the use of cannabis products.

The 2016 Best Picture Actors and Actresses I’d Most Want to Smoke With

I was watching all of the Best Picture nominees and halfway through the list, I found myself wondering what it would be like to smoke with some of the actors in each movie.

Cannabis Industry Gets Image Boost From Celebrities in 2016

One of the bigger milestones from 2016 is the number of famous people jumping headfirst into the cannabis industry, with several celebrities debuting brands this year.