Comedians Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, on a visit to Honolulu on a national tour, sat with Civil Beat for a conversation about the dumbfounding state of U.S. politics and the slow progress towards legalization of marijuana.

Cheech and Chong on Marijuana and Politics

"Donald Trump is like an aptitude test for the American public." – Tommy Chong. Civil Beat's Nick Grube sat down with Cheech and Chong to talk marijuana and politics.

Posted by Honolulu Civil Beat on Thursday, May 5, 2016

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