"The government always used to say, ' We don't know the real bad effects of marijuana. I came in fifth on In the decade since the comedian spent nine months in jail for sending bongs across state lines in 2004, Chong has become more active than ever in weed advocacy. citizens voted in a law that decriminalized weed in a way similar to how Colorado, Alaska and Washington state have done so, but a last-minute provision by Republicans – prohibiting the District from using tax dollars to "enact" the bill – has limited its efficacy. If someone offered him soda, he'd spit it out rather than drink it, but he would smoke a joint because he knew it was healthy. Henry Rollins on the Racist Origins of Marijuana Prohibition The singer has resumed trawling history for facts about weed, the American flag and more for the H2 series '10 Things You Don't Know About' Who else have you smoked with?We've never been able to test it,'" Tommy Chong says in the perma-high drawl that made him a counterculture legend as half of Cheech and Chong. Today, he is hanging out in his Los Angeles office early in the morning before going to the gym to speak to about how legal marijuana has found itself in a state of limbo in our nation's capital. Adults are allowed to possess a maximum of two ounces of pot and grow up to six marijuana plants but the law prohibits its sale and regulation, according to Chong finds the whole situation absurd, if not for the fact it seems behind the times. It's all about a paycheck for Washington, and the rich people are getting people in office that'll keep everybody's mind on everything else but raising taxes. Also, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played basketball eight years past his prime because he was and still is a big, big pothead due to migraine headaches. I had the honor and the privilege of being around different, great people who smoked, like Wes Montgomery, the guitar player; he was a big pothead and he was a genius on guitar.
Everything just got so clear." Besides, Chong says, pot isn't that dangerous: "You can't OD on marijuana," he says. What's your take on the current legal-weed situation in Washington, D. And I saw what cocaine did, like to Sly and the Family Stone: I knew Sly when he was just starting out.
The earth belongs to the Lord and the fullness within. And you can see the problem there: Because it does cure cancer, it threatens all of these expensive cancer procedures, like the chemotherapy and all of these drugs that aren't covered by insurance and that cost people a ton of money. Did you always expect that weed would become legal in your lifetime? I would work out with Arnold Schwarzenegger when he first came over to America, when he was the golden boy of bodybuilding, and he was probably one of the healthiest guys on the planet.
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I was looking for a place to get high, and Lou said, "Use the bedroom." So I went in there and lit up this big, old, smelly joint – the real stinky kind – and something caught my eye. He was kind of weird, but again, I got high with him and Keith Moon. He didn't like the guitar; he found it too tinny. To me, each little flower means a moment's pleasure somewhere, so I would scrounge and pick up all the buds off the floor. I made a rule: I never get high with what they give me. Cheech got burned a few times where it was a little more than what he expected. Is there anything else you wanted to add about anything? Dave was just here, knocked on the door and left you some weed.