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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.
DENVER, Sept. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Hoban Law Group, the nation’s largest, full-service cannabis and hemp law firm, has received approvals and is now airing the first national TV spot for the cannabis industry.
The festival-goers were so lit, they didn’t even realize Ice Cube was an hour and a half late for his performance.
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On CNBC’s hit primetime series “The Profit,” entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling businesses. Now, he’s headed to California, following the recent passage of Proposition 64, a new law that will soon allow any adult to buy cannabis legally. This time, he’s here not to invest, but to explore the business behind what will soon be the largest legal marijuana market in the world.
In a nationally broadcast interview on Feb. 26, 2017, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said his state has sovereignty on matters of marijuana, despite the federal government’s anti-pot laws and the new attorney general’s stance as a weed opponent. Hickenlooper was a guest on NBC’s Meet the Press.
In the world of television there is an unwritten rule that you should always assume the microphone is live. But during the College Football National Championship, ESPNU commentator and former basketball star Bill Walton forgot that rule.
Now, a new year is almost here and a new administration for the cannabis industry to navigate. It’s time to look ahead and see what’s in store for the cannabis industry in 2017.
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.
A Fox 2 Detroit news anchor has announced she will retire from the television station to work with a pro-marijuana group in Michigan. Anqunette Jamison Sarfoh, a 22-year veteran of broadcast journalism, is slated to be introduced as a new leader in MILegalize at a fundraiser in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Nov. 2, 2016.
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins “CBS This Morning” to preview his “60 Minutes” report on the impact of legalizing recreational marijuana in Colorado.
A famous anti-drug ad on TV in the 1980s used an egg sizzling in a frying pan to warn viewers: “This is your brain on drugs.” Nowadays, the man who voiced the commercial supports legalization of marijuana in California. Actor John Roselius told Rooster magazine he has already voted in favor of Proposition 64.
Campaigns to legalize recreational marijuana use in Massachusetts and Maine launched their first television ads on Monday, hoping to boost public awareness and support ahead of November votes on the issue.
In Chelsea’s America, money would be used for a “higher” purpose. As in, it would be made of marijuana and you could smoke it. She would also (mostly) replace those dead presidents.
High Maintenance tease from Janky Clown Productions on Vimeo.
“I want to know if marijuana legalization was on the ballot in your state, if you’d vote yes or no,” said Evan Nison, a board member of NORML and Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
On April 5, 2016, the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana began airing a new television ad across the state proclaiming that “Vermont is ready” to end prohibition and regulate marijuana.
Actor, writer and director Kevin Smith, creator of films like “Clerks,” “Mallrats,” and “Dogma,” is no stranger to finding the humor in marijuana and cannabis culture, and has just finished production on “Hollyweed,” a half-hour comedy set in a Los Angeles dispensary. Smith wrote, directed, and stars in the project.
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.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — $20 trillion debt, optimized fuel technology, event management, torrents, cannabis, fuel cells, data centers, brain controlled computers, solar; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Obamacare’s house of cards, solar power, non-GMO, cannabis science, torrent ad revenue, drone management, event management; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon.
This week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon: CLS Holdings USA Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH) Chairman & CEO Jeffrey Binder discussed the company’s plans to “white label” cannabis products for other companies.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — MoneyTV’s 900th show, cannabis extraction science, mobile payments, vaping, torrent revenue, rentrack; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon.
The Truth Initiative seems peeved to have paid to run two anti-smoking ads during the MTV VMAs on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2015.
According to a recently published study, there is one health-related side effect that marijuana users might meet with mixed reactions: lower sperm count.
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.
Mainstream media coverage of marijuana continues to enhance the dialogue on marijuana’s legitimacy as medicine. With Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent being one of the most respected celebrity doctors on television, he is well positioned to share serious discussion on medical marijuana with a larger audience.
The “Real Time With Bill Maher” host announced on his show Friday that he has started a Change.org petition to make 4/20 a national holiday.
Actor Adam Scott, star of the current box office hit “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” and the recently completed NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” has entered into a deal with NBC to develop “Buds,” a workplace comedy set in a Denver-based marijuana dispensary.
Popular FX cable network cops and capers series Justified, now in its sixth and final season, currently features a multi-episode storyline revolving around the possible legalization of cannabis in Kentucky.
It is quite possible that “buy the rumor, sell the news” has been experienced, as manipulators might have been pushing up prices ahead of last night’s “Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom” on CNBC Prime.