Hall of Fame: The Mount Rushmore of Cannabis Legends
These cannabis legends have all made massive contributions to the education and celebration of the herb.
Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg and Tommy Chong may be some of the more obvious honorees for Cannabis Now’s Legacy: Hall Of Fame, but they’re hardly alone. Cannabis giants Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Ed Rosenthal, Dale Sky Jones and Steve DeAngelo also make the cut of the Cannabis Now “Hall of Fame” for 2023.
The grandfather of weed and one-half of the most iconic stoner comedy duo in history needs no introduction. READ MORE.
The cannabis advocate and author was dubbed “the father of the legal industry” by the former Speaker of the California Assembly. READ MORE.
The Long Beach native and hip-hop superstar’s love of cannabis is legendary. READ MORE.
The breast cancer survivor and Grammy-award-winning singer/songwriter attributes cannabis to opening her conscientiousness when writing music. READ MORE.
Dale Sky Jones
The President and CEO of Oaksterdam University provided the model for cannabis reform as the spokesperson for the first statewide legalization initiative, California’s Prop 19. READ MORE.
Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP) founder Ann Lee is an unexpected ally in the fight again prohibition. READ MORE
Dr. Raphael Mechoulam
The father of cannabis research paved the road for scientists to better understand the herb’s immense resource for medical purposes. READ MORE.
The country music outlaw has been an outspoken cannabis advocate for decades—and out-smoked a few notable names. READ MORE.
The author and activist is widely regarded as the world’s leading expert on cannabis cultivation. READ MORE.
Mike “BigMike” Straumeitis
The renowned and respected CEO of Advanced Nutrients is as passionate about philanthropy as he is about the cannabis plant. READ MORE.
The founder of NORML has spent much of his professional life working to legalize cannabis. READ MORE.
Nikki Lastreto and Swami
The Emerald Triangle power couple is a cornerstone of California’s craft cannabis community. READ MORE.
The retired NFL star has used his platform and extensive experience to change the conversation around cannabis for athletes and patients. READ MORE.
This story was originally published in the print edition of Cannabis Now.