Once could say a rock act that billed itself Green Day has always been in the marijuana racket. Now, bassist Mike Dirnt makes it official as an investor, brand ambassador and marketing expert for the Santa Cruz company Goldenseed.
- The founding Green Day member’s long-time fandom of the plant leapt to a higher level during his wife’s battle with breast cancer. They used “little pot pills” to help his wife handle the effects of chemotherapy. “The difference was like night and day. There was light at the end of the tunnel,” Dirnt says.