4/20 Fans? 11 Latino Celebs Who Have A History with Weed

This 420 (4:20 or 4/20), we're sure many weed-friendly people will be lighting up cannabis with friends (and who are we kidding, family too). The whole observance had us thinking about all the celebs who have their own history with pot. Those who like to huff and puff.

 

Check out our gallery of 11 Latino celebs who have a history with weed...

1. Weed: Guillermo Diaz

Guillermo Diaz: The openly gay Cuban actor, who stars in "Weeds," admitted to Latina in 2009, he loved weed. "I am a very big advocate of marijuana! I’m smoking right now as we’re doing this interview. No, I’m not [Laughs]." 

2. Weed: Cheech & Chong

Cheech and Chong: The 1978 cult classic Up in Smoke, about two stoners who unknowingly smuggle a van made entirely of marijuana from Mexico to L.A., paved the way for this Grammy Award-winning comedy duo. In real life, Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong are staunch medical marijuana advocates. 

3. Weed: Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz: In 2007, Diaz and BFF Drew Barrymore were photographed smoking a joint on a beach in Hawaii. In 2011, she played a pot-smoking junior high school teacher in Bad Teacher. That same year, Diaz told George Lopez on Lopez Tonight, "I'm pretty sure I bought weed from him," when asked what it was like growing up in Long Beach and going to the same high school as Snoop Dogg. Coincidence? 

4. Weed: Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia: The legendary Grateful Dead guitarist and singer, who was part Spanish, reminisced to Rolling Stone in 1972 about the first time he smoked pot: "Me and a friend of mine went up into the hills with two joints, the San Francisco foothills, and smoked these joints and just got so high and laughed and roared and went skipping down the streets doing funny things and just having a helluva time".

5. Weed: Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill: The L.A.-based 90s rap group, who were the first Latin hip hop artists to go platinum, make no secret about their love for weed. Singles like "Light Another" and "Stoned Is the Way of the Walk" sparked the way for their annual SmokeOut Fest, which brings together hip hop and marijuana lovers alike.   

6. Weed: Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi: Born Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, the part Mexican rapper wrote about "pretty green bud" in his track "Marijuana" off his 2010 album Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager.  

7. Weed: Juanes

Juanes: Colombian Latin Grammy winner Juanes showed his support for Uruguay to become the first country to legalize marijuana, when lawmakers introduced a bill last year that outlined how it would be produced, sold and regulated.  

8. Weed: Fabolous

Fabulous: Back in 2009, Arkansas police seized 500 pounds of marijuana from Grammy-nominated Fabulous' tour bus. The part Dominican rapper wasn't on the bus at the time, but two men who were arrested and charged with possession claimed the marijuana was his.    

9. Weed: Santana

Santana: The legendary rocker came down on President Obama in 2009 for refusing to take the issue of marijuana legalization more seriously. "Legalize marijuana and take all that money and invest it in teachers and in education," he said. "You will see a transformation in America." 

10. Weed: Paulina Rubio

Paulina Rubio: Mexican singer Paulina Rubio was denied U.S. residency in 2007 after testing positive for marijuana.   

11. Weed: Gael Garcia Bernal

Gael Garcia Bernal: In the 2011 documentary, Breaking the Taboo, about the history of the war on drugs, the Mexican actor narrates in Spanish alongside Morgan Freeman about the need for legalization. At a conference in Sao Paolo, Brazil last year, Gael García Bernal announced his support of legalizing marijuana, while stating he enjoys smoking an occasional joint.