Januari 2004 - ATLANTA, Ga. - R&B singer Faith Evans and her husband were arrested on drug possession charges after police say they found marijuana on the couple during a traffic stop in an Atlanta suburb.
Evans and Todd Russaw, a record executive, were charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana and booked at the Fulton County Jail. Evans was released on $12,000 while Russaw was released on $11,000. A judge scheduled a preliminary hearing for Feb. 11.
Though it is not well know the idea of hemp fuel has been around since the beginning of the 20th century. Thanks to the ingenuity of the HempCar Tras America team the dreams of one great inventor come to life over a half century later. HempCar Trans America is currently going on a cross country journey with their Mercedes Benz that runs on hemp fuel. Find out more about this hemp fueled car by visiting their web site http://www.hempcar.org/Photograph from the collections of the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.
2003 - The Fun Lovin' Criminals were in town, and like many other artists visiting Amsterdam ended up on Self-Hemployed's Daytripper.Invited by their friends at Hempworks the bandmembers were picked up in the center of the city and had a nice cruise for a couple of hours.Being away from the busy city streets, on the water, with a nice smoke and some tunes was the cure for the touring band.
28 Mar 2002 - Bill Maher, host of the television show Politically Incorrect, told attendees at a NORML conference that it's time Harrison Ford and Ted Turner stood up and acknowledged their cannabis use. Spokespersons for Ford and Turner did not return calls seeking comment on Maher's statement.
Jun 5 2001 - "Rex Reed once profiled Jane Fonda as she sat smoking marijuana in her father's apartment on New Year's Eve.’Her comment when the piece came out,' Reed said, was 'I don't mind that he said I was smoking pot. I only minded that he didn't say he was smoking it, too´.
Source: Daily Variety