After Maureen Dowd’s Pot Disaster, Bill Maher Offers ‘New Rules’ For Marijuana Beginners

COLORADO: On Friday night’s episode of “Real Time,” Bill Maher offered some advice to viewers and to the state of Colorado about how to use marijuana safely and effectively, which we need to do, he said, because “after all, we’re pretending it’s medicine, aren’t we?”

“Now that the people of Colorado have legalized pot for everybody,” said Maher, “and not just long time sufferers of…well, whatever it is that I have, they must realize that they are the Jackie Robinson of marijuana legislation.”

“You guys have to get this right,” he said to the people of Colorado, “or else you’ll ruin it for everybody, so embrace it. Be the Jackie Robinson of pot.”

Bill Maher On Marijuana: ‘It’s My Culture Now’

NEVADA: Bill Maher’s admission last week that a Las Vegas club stopped him from smoking marijuana reminded me of a first: The first, and only, time I saw illegal drug use at a headliner’s party was not long after I arrived here in 1999.

A veteran headliner and his wife invited me to join them at the Foundation Room atop Mandalay Bay for the aforementioned headliner’s after-party.

We were led to one of the backrooms. We were early. Only a handful of invitees were there. [Read more…]