A Brief History of the Legalization of Cannabis, Told in Part by Tommy Chong

May 29, 2021

Of all the drugs in the United States, weed seems pretty harmless… right? As lawmakers continue discussions on cannabis decriminalization and legalization, activists and experts weigh in on moments in our history where marijuana was seen as a danger to society and how that led to the War on Drugs, skyrocketing incarceration rates and decimated communities. Oh, and Tommy Chong, of stoner comedy duo “Cheech and Chong,” was there every step of the way. Inside Edition Digital’s Johanna Li has more.