There’s no denying the panorama of authorized marijuana has made a dent in individuals’s perceptions of the plant. Decades in the past, the inexperienced leaf served as a illustration of marijuana counterculture. Now, nevertheless, with it’s growing legality, it represents a sweeping change all through our nation, as we transfer in the direction of a foreseeable finish to prohibition. While that is definitely excellent news for many of us, some hardcore stoners apparently favor the push of smoking the unlawful stuff. At least one staple of the hashish group apparently thinks so, as Cheech and Chong say that weed misplaced its edge because of legalization.
Is Weed No Longer ‘Cool’?
On ‘The Late Show’ final night time, host Stephen Colbert appeared genuinely stunned that former GOP House Speaker John Boehner had finished an entire 180 relating to his views on hashish.
The Republican lawmaker was a notoriously staunch opponent of marijuana legalization, however apparently has modified his tune, seemingly in a single day. Earlier this month, the person who as soon as declared he was ‘unalterably opposed’ to the decriminalization of the plant, introduced he was appointed to the board of administrators for Acreage Holdings, a multi-state hashish enterprise preventing for lesser marijuana restrictions.
Colbert, surprised by the information, figured he’d have to examine in with two ‘experts’ in pot tradition and welcomed Tommy Chong and Cheech Marin to the present, by way of reside stream.
According to the duo, the Boehner information served as a little bit of a bummer.
“Actually Stephen, we think this news sucks,” Marin stated. “I mean, pot used to be rebellious.”
“Yeah, now crusty old Republicans like John Boehner are into it,” Chong added.”Pots over, man.”
“So you’re not excited about legalization?”Colbert requested.
“No way man! It’s boring.” Marin exclaimed. “The last time I bought weed it was in a store in a strip mall.”
Colbert then requested the place Cheech used to attain his bud.
“BEHIND a store in a strip mall,” he quipped.
The duo then introduced that, whereas they might not be giving up on comedy, they might be getting away from pot-humor, and on to “edgier stuff’.’
You know, like issues which are truly nonetheless unlawful, like unpasteurized dairy merchandise, importing unique reptiles, burning leaves and not using a allow, and, in fact, taping and distributing soccer video games with out the categorical written consent of the NFL.
What a bunch of badasses.
Unless your utterly oblivious to satire, the duo was clearly joking round about their new disdain for the inexperienced. If there are any two individuals completely satisfied concerning the growing legality of marijuana, it’s Cheech and Chong, the comedy duo that was instrumental in bringing the plant into mainstream leisure. Both males have lent their voices to the hashish revolution, and Cheech Marin just lately even starred in a business ushering new California pot companies to correctly register with the state.
So, as per normal, these dudes have been simply joking round. And, as per regular, it was freaking hilarious.