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Why Hollywood's Marijuana Portrayals Are Out of Step With the Times

Why Hollywood’s Marijuana Portrayals Are Out of Step With the Times

Why Hollywood’s Marijuana Portrayals Are Out of Step With the Times

Hollywood has a drug problem.

As America slowly crawls out from under the devastating weight of a failed War on Drugs, much of the entertainment industry still treats legal marijuana as a low-hanging punchline or forgettable.

Bill Maher on Marijuana During Trump: 'Don't Piss Off Your Old Dealer'

Bill Maher on Marijuana During Trump: ‘Don’t Piss Off Your Old Dealer’

Matthew Segal, editor in chief of ATTN:, recently sat down with comedian and talk-show host Bill Maher for an interview. Segal asked, “Are you bullish on the future of marijuana now?” Maher said, “I wasn’t even a year ago.” He said people have tried to get him to invest in marijuana companies or to put his name on products, but he recalled a friend who went to jail on marijuana-related charges in 2000.

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Chuck Lorre Plans New Sitcom Set in Colorado Dispensary

Chuck Lorre, the big shot co-creator and executive producer behind shows like “Two and a Half Men,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Mike and Molly,” and “Mom,” is apparently shopping around a new multi-camera sitcom set at a Colorado marijuana dispensary, according to Deadline.

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Vulture.com’s Stoner Week Highlights Pot in Pop Culture

New York Magazine’s pop culture blog Vulture.com has just completed Stoner Week, a celebration of the myriad ways marijuana has worked itself into entertainment culture. It’s an in-depth, decades-spanning look at the evolution of marijuana in music, television and film.

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HBO Picks Up Web Series ‘High Maintenance’ for Six Episodes

Cable network HBO has picked up the popular web series “High Maintenance” for a six episode season, and will also make the previous 19 episodes of the series—which previously aired on Vimeo—available via its HBO GO streaming service.


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