Rubin, who has appeared in the marijuana-themed TV show “Weeds,” and some 400 members of his church say they believe marijuana is a religious sacrament and burn and smoke pot during services.
Category: Temple 420
A minister with mail order credentials who faces drug charges for distributing marijuana through his Hollywood church argued unsuccessfully Tuesday that federal law protects his use of the drug because he believes it is a religious sacrament.
A minister who was arrested on charges of marijuana possession has sued police for $30 million, contending his civil and religious rights were violated because he heads a church that uses pot during worship.
What sets Temple 420 apart — and is also the reason Rev. Rubun will be in court Friday – is the use of marijuana as a religious sacrement.