Actors Cheech Marin, left, and Tommy Chong in 2008 (Chris Pizzello, AP file photo)

“We got it legal:” Comedian Tommy Chong visits Pueblo pot shop

By 7News

Actor, comedian and marijuana activist Tommy Chong visited a marijuana shop in Pueblo over the weekend.

Chong, of the famous “Cheech and Chong” comedy duo, visited Marisol Therapeutics to celebrate the legalization of recreational marijuana.

“Everything I stood for, everything I went to jail for, everything I believed in, and the means of my existence is all based around marijuana,” Chong told KRDO-TV. “It was no reason to put anybody in jail. That’s what been solved here.”

“All they did on the first, second and third day was make money. There was no riots, no fighting, nothing but love and money,” Chong said.

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