THE STORY OF CHEECH & CHONG
A BRIEF HISTORY OF POT
First Evidence of Cannabis Cultivation
Pot is definitely used as a drug now..
US Outlaws Pot (Marihuana Tax Act)
Tommy Smokes a Joint
“He gave me a Lenny Bruce record and a joint… and I got high for the first time. It was the first time I ever smoked. It changed my life. The next day I quit school.”
Cheech Gets High
Cheech & Chong Meet
The First Record
The next record, “Big Bambu”, became the highest selling comedy record of all time.
The one after that, “Los Cochinos”, won a Grammy. (Not bad for a couple guys on the devil’s lettuce)
Highest Grossing Comedy of The Year
California Legalizes Medical Marijuana
Federally, pot is still a Schedule 1 Drug.. Meaning it “has no medicinal value”.
But in California, it’s medicine for cancer patients.
Tommy Goes To Jail
But the pipes to smoke it are illegal in Pennsylvania. Nice!
Cheech & Chong Reunite
2018 Farm Bill
(Looking at YOU Idaho!)