Celebrities Arrested for Smoking Weed in the 1960s and 1970s

Beatle John Lennon, right, and companion Yoko Ono are arrested for possesion of marijuana after their flat was raided in London, England, on Oct. 18, 1968. (AP Photo/Boyton)

 Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley in London, where he appeared at Marylebone Magistrates Court charged with possessing cannabis. Date: 06/05/1977.
 David Bowie visits his attorney before his city court appearance in Rochester to answer to charges of illegal possession of drugs, Thursday, March 25, 1976. Bowie was arrested early on Sunday, March 21, 1976, folowing a concert in Rochester. (AP Photo)
 Johnny Rotten, lead singer with the Sex Pistols, giving a double V-sign to journalists after he had been fined £40 on a drugs charge at Marlborough Street Magistrates Court, London. Date: 11/03/1977.
 Keith Richards, from The Rolling Stones, 29, accused of drugs and firearm charges, opens the door of car for girlfriend, actress Anita Pallenberg, 31, also charged with possessing drugs, on arrival at Marlborough Street Court in London, England on June 27, 1973. (AP Photo/Robert Rider Rider)
 Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and actress Marianna Faithfull arrive for the resumed hearing of the case in which they have denied possessing cannabis resin. Date: 26/01/1970
 Singer Ray Charles sits in Indianapolis Municipal Court during preliminary hearings on narcotics charges filed against him last November, Jan. 9, 1962. (AP Photo)
Keith Richards, 23, guitarist of the British rock band “The Rolling Stones”, gestures with his hands in Chichester, Sussex, Great Britain, June 27, 1967. Richards will stand trial tomorrow for permitting premises to be used for smoking Marijuana. (AP Photo) 
 Former Beatle Paul McCartney is rushed from a police car to a drug investigation unit in Tokyo after spending a night in jail on Jan. 17, 1980. He was arrested at Tokyo'’s Narita Airport after customs officers found marijuana in his luggage. (AP Photo/Sadayuki Mikami)
 Phil Lynott, guitarist and singer with rock group ‘Thin Lizzy’, at Richmond where he appeared at the local magistrates’ court accused of possessing cocaine and cannabis resin and with cultivating a cannabis plant at his home in Kew Road, Richmond. Date: 24/04/1980.
 Tony Curtis, famous Hollywood film star is pictured in London, United Kingdom, on April 27, 1970, before appearing at Uxbridge Court, Middlesex, England where he pleaded guilty to having in his possession a quantity of cannabis resin, when he arrived at London Airport Heathrow at night. He was fined £50 (dollars 120). (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)
 Beatle George Harrison. Both Harrison and his wife George Harrison were remanded on bail until March 31 at Esher and Walton court acused of being in possession of cannabis resin without being duly authorised ghgal. Date: 18/03/1969
Longhaired Mick Jagger, left center, holding cigarette, and Keith Richard, right, smoking cigarette, leave Chichester, England court, May 10, 1967 after electing to be tied by jury on drug possession charges. (AP Photo)