"Marijuana? It's harmless really, unless you fashion it into
a club and beat somebody over the head with it."
3 Dec 2010 - Muse frontman Matt Bellamy plans to become a hemp farmer and sheep shearer when he retires from touring.
The 32-year-old musician owns a farm in Denver and he's already using the land as a sheep farm, "I don't live there, it's just land with a couple of jaded barns that need to be renovated. It's a nice place to camp but my long-term plan is to grow industrial hemp for making paper and material."
"When I stop touring I'm going to hang around there and start shearing sheep," Matt said. "It definitely feels like we've got to a certain level as a live band. So it could be time to take a break, back off for a bit and see if anybody misses us."
3 Dec 2010 - Kurtis Blow, one of the pioneers in bringing rap music to the world at large, was arrested Thursday at Los Angeles International Airport for possession of marijuana.
Blow came under suspicion when he went through the infamous body scanner. A TSA official noticed a small bulge in his pocket and, upon further inspection, it was found to be 28.5 grams of marijuana. Because of the amount, he was issued a ticket for misdemeanor possession and released by airport police.
Later in the afternoon, Blow twittered "What is this I hear bout me being busted for weed at the airport? Not true. Isn't weed legal in California?"
2 Dec 2010 - Ricky Bretherton, co-star of the A & E reality show Billy the Exterminator, was sentenced yesterday after his april 10 arrest for possession of cannabis.
According to reports, officers stopped the reality tv star after observing him make a right turn from the left travel lane. A narcotics agent gained permission to search Bretherton's vehicle after he and his female passenger, Kimberly Wallis, gave conflicting information to the agent .
Ricky was arrested by Leesville police after officers discovered drug paraphernalia in his vehicle.
16 Nov 2010 - Ex-Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach was arrested by Peterborough Lakefield Community Police early Monday after an altercation at a downtown bar but that was just the start of his troubles.
Shortly after the 42-year-old appeared in a Peterborough courtroom charged with assault, possession of marijuana and mischief, Toronto cops picked him up and drove him back to the city on a 2004 warrant.
Toronto Police Const. Tony Vella said the warrant for Bach stems from a mischief under $5,000 charge. Bach is expected to appear in a College Park courtroom on Tuesday.