Pot icon Tommy Chong had some selection phrases for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions throughout an look with Cheech Marin on the debut episode Cold Cuts with Al Roker. Cheech and Chong have been visitors on the brand new on-line present to have fun the 40th anniversary of the comedy duo’s landmark movie Up in Smoke.
While the trio chats and makes sandwiches, the dialog turns to the legalization of marijuana.
“It’s a medicine,” Chong says. “It was a medicine 5,000 years ago in China. And now it’s back being a medicine again.”
“As weed becomes closer to being totally legal, we get more popular,” Cheech says.
After mentioning some advantages of authorized pot, Cheech beseeches Sessions to be a part of the motion.
“It can be sold and you get tax money that goes for our schools and our fire departments. Come on, bring it, Jeff!” Cheech exclaims whereas giving two thumbs up.
Then the present cuts to a clip of Sessions repeating his predictable prohibitionist stance.
“My best view is we don’t need to be legalizing marijuana,” Sessions says.
That’s when Chong presents his recommendation to the lawyer common.
“My message to Jeff Sessions—instead of having smoke blowing up your ass, try inhaling it,” Chong suggests.
More Pot Talk
As could be anticipated, the dialogue about Sessions wasn’t the one time hashish was the topic of the dialog between Roker and the hashish comedy legends. The phase opens with an outtake by which Roker asks if weed dictates their food regimen.
“Is all food munchies to you guys, given your state?” Roker asks.
“I’m a vegetarian, but when I get high, I’ll eat meat,” Chong replies.
Which, if you’re Tommy Chong, doesn’t depart lots of time for an solely plant-based eating regimen.
Chong additionally askes Roker about his habits.
“I got to ask you a question. Do you smoke weed? Because I brought you a present,” Chong says as he palms Roker what seems to be a preroll tube.
“Oh, hello! Well!” Roker cries. “My wife wants to smoke this. Thank you very much.”
Roker additionally inquires concerning the longevity of the Cheech and Chong comedy act.
“Does it seem like it’s been 40 years to you guys?” Roker asks.
“It seems more like a hundred,” Cheech quips in reply.
New Show Has Sandwich Theme
Cold Cuts with Al Roker, “where we pile on the questions and we pile on the meats” is a brand new on-line phase from NBC’s Today. In it, Roker and his friends make sandwiches and luxuriate in dialog “as we bring you the inside story of the favorite sandwiches of your favorite people,” in accordance to the opening.
So, what sort of sandwiches do Cheech and Chong make?
Cheech’s “Jambon et Fromage” is ham, Swiss cheese, tomato, onion, mustard, mayo, and Russian dressing on a baguette.
Chong’s “Prison Special” comes with pulled hen, ham, Swiss cheese, tomato, onion, avocado, dill pickle spears, mustard, mayo, and Sriracha, additionally on a baguette.
You can watch Cold Cuts with Al Roker on the Today present YouTube channel. A brand new episode debuts each different Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m. Eastern.