Marijuana keeps Tommy Chong laughing after prison

Tommy Chong has been smoking marijuana for over 50 years. He considers himself to be a guinea pig for the marijuana industry. The man has done everything—he was half of the stoner duo Cheech and Chong, he danced with the stars, he spent 9 months in prison for shipping bongs across state lines, and he battles cancer.  

Today, Mr. Chong tours with his old buddy Richard “Cheech” Marin, putting on a music and comedy act.  He is also planning to air a new show called Almost Legal, a cannabis comedy show. A smoker of over 50 years, Chong has seen it all. His fight for legalization is full of passion and persistence.

Chong’s decades of marijuana themed entertainment and activism have touched us all. Check out this interview where Chong discusses his incarceration and the future of marijuana.

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