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Young celebs promoting pro-cannabis culture

An increasing number of young celebrities, especially musicians, have begun openly flaunting their association with marijuana. Zulekha Nathoo explores the recent pro-cannabis cultural shift.

Lady Gaga, Rihanna among stars open about pot smoking

An increasing number of young celebrities have begun openly flaunting their association with marijuana. Zulekha Nathoo explores the recent pro-cannabis cultural shift. 2:59

Earlier this week, teen pop star Justin Bieber became the the latest star captured in compromising images, purportedly smoking pot.

But the Stratford, Ont., singer isn't alone in the spotlight: today, an increasing number of young celebrities — especially fellow performers like Rihanna and Lady Gaga to Lana del Ray — are openly flaunting their association with marijuana.

While pot possession was once a potential career-breaker, there's been a pro-cannabis cultural shift in recent years.

Zulekha Nathoo explores the public reaction to this phenomenon.

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