Pop Music and Cannabis: A Romance That Began in the 1930s – Cannabis News

More than 80 years ago, when American music tastes were morphing into what we call the Swing Era, cannabis references began popping up regularly in popular music.

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Willie Nelson products kick off 'mature' marijuana market in Las Vegas – Cannabis News

LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson launched a new line of marijuana products in Las Vegas this week.

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Snoop Dogg Gifted Willie Nelson With A Very Marijuana-Friendly Christmas Sweater – Cannabis News

Nelson shared a photo of himself wearing the shirt, which sports the words “Smoke Weed” and features a pot leaf decorated with Christmas lights.

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Can Legalized Weed Sales Help Ailing Record Stores Turn Over a New Leaf? – Cannabis News

With music retailers getting into the dispensary business or aligning their physical location with pot shops, the long-standing symbiotic relationship between music and weed may finally be (legally) monetized.

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Following Its Country Music, Nashville May Loosen Up on Marijuana – Cannabis News

Nashville, which residents often refer to as the Buckle of the Bible Belt, may be on the cusp of joining the long roster of American cities that have decriminalized cannabis.

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Following Its Country Music, Nashville May Loosen Up on Marijuana – Cannabis News

Nashville, which residents often refer to as the Buckle of the Bible Belt, may be on the cusp of joining the long roster of American cities that have decriminalized cannabis.

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Merle Haggard Joins the Marijuana Business From Beyond the Grave – Cannabis News

Several months after the singer/songwriter’s death, his daughter and her husband are working to follow through on one of her father's last business endeavors.

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Snoop Dogg’s Business Empire Harvests Green From Marijuana Legalization Trend – Cannabis News

His commitment to the herb coupled with his thriving decades-long career has gone a long way to helping Americans rethink what they know about the drug.

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Melissa Etheridge Enters Marijuana Business With Etheridge Farms Line of Products – Cannabis News

Melissa Etheridge is diving headlong into the marijuana business. Her company, Etheridge Farms, will soon be making cannabis products available for California medical patients.

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This Musician Wants To Change How People Buy Marijuana – Cannabis News

Musician Brendan Hill has been using marijuana for decades, and he claims that it has helped him succeed in his chosen career.

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Louis Armstrong and Cannabis: Celebrating the Jazz Legend’s Lifelong Love of “the Gage” – Cannabis News

On August 4th we celebrate the birth of one of the most influential figures in jazz. But did you know that Pops loved his pot?

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Snoop Dogg to appear on MTV's new pot comedy – Cannabis News

Snoop Dogg will be pulling triple duty on MTV’s new pot comedy Mary + Jane.

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'Indulge with confidence,' says Willie Nelson of his new Reserve marijuana brand – Cannabis News

Country music icon Willie Nelson, long an advocate of marijuana legalization, is putting his money where his mouth (and joint) is by launching Willie’s Reserve, a new marijuana brand to be introduced in Washington and Colorado over the next few months.

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The Beatles and Cannabis: How the Fab Four Got By with a Little Help from Their Friends – Cannabis News

It wasn’t until a chance encounter with the one and only Bob Dylan that the Beatles became truly enamored with the wacky tobacky.

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Willie Nelson Wants You to Work for His New Marijuana Company – Cannabis News

If you’ve ever dreamt of saying the words, “I just applied for Willie Nelson’s weed company,” your dreams are about to become a reality.

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Snoop Dogg visits Tucson dispensary – Marijuana News

TUCSON – Snoop Dogg visited a Tucson marijuana dispensary and talked about legalization before his concert Thursday. The rapper took photos with fans at Purple Med Wellness Center. He has launched new products he is selling to dispensaries.

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Dead and Company used their Kimmel appearance to stump for marijuana legalization – Marijuana News

Grateful Dead members and John Mayer delivered four-song performance amid a plume of pot smoke.

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Grateful Dead members hope to boost pot legalization on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' – Marijuana News

Kimmel’s show, which averages about 2.4 million viewers a night on Disney-owned ABC, will represent an unusually mainstream platform for the pro-cannabis crowd.

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Former rocker Grace Slick’s pot-themed art on display in Santa Rosa – Marijuana News

“The 420 Collection,” an exhibit of paintings with a marijuana theme created by vocalist-turned-artist Grace Slick, will be shown April 20-May 30 at the Area Arts Gallery in Santa Rosa.

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A Cannabis Activist’s Tribute To Merle Haggard – Marijuana News

Haggard was a well-known marijuana smoker who often smoked before going on stage to perform and said he stopped when medicinal marijuana became legal in California. “There’s no way I’m going to smoke somethin’ that’s legal, so I quit,” he said. “But I think it’s like onions: You ought to be able to grow it if you want it.”

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