According to the Associated Press, in 2008 "A tour bus carrying hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg was pulled over and two people were arrested on marijuana possession charges a few hours before a concert in Dallas, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said."
Is it any surprise that a tour bus with Snoop Dogg would yield a few marijuana tokers? It's happened before. While the drug is still illegal in the United States, it has a long history of support in the musical community and there are many musicians who have not exactly hidden their interest from public view. Since they've sung about it, or spoken out about it, we're not "outing" anyone here, but merely noting their presence on the scene.
Bob Dylan once sang "Everybody Must Get Stoned," but he meant getting hit in the head by little rocks! But lots of '60s music and reggae has focused on the subject and a few others as well. Here are some notable highlights.
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