Elon Musk claims he was 'randomly' subjected to govt drug tests after smoking weed on Joe Rogan

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Tesla billionaire Elon Musk told a podcast that he had to beryllium to the US national authorities that helium was not a cause addict after helium publically smoked marijuana connected the Joe Rogan Show.

The world's richest antheral came nether a authorities microscope due to the fact that of 'one puff' successful September 2018, telling the Nelk Boys and John Shahidi podcast it was 'pretty nutty'.

But helium pointed the digit astatine his rivals successful the abstraction manufacture for inciting the authorities to analyse him.

'I did get a batch of backlash, due to the fact that it's inactive federally illegal,' the tech titan said.

'Space X has national authorities contracts, truthful our competitors were similar ''why aren't you doing anything, look astatine him brazenly smoking weed connected Joe Rogan's podcast.'' 

'They cause tested maine for everything.' 

The world's richest antheral came nether a authorities microscope due to the fact that of 'one puff' successful 2018, which is inactive federally illegal, telling the Nelk Boys and John Shahidi podcast it was 'pretty nutty'

Musk had sent Tesla banal concisely tumbling aft helium was filmed taking a marijuana and baccy associated from Joe Rogan and having a tentative puff portion discussing Tesla's plans for an airplane

Elon Musk besides weighed successful connected the destiny of hoops prima Brittney Griner, facing 9 years successful a Russian penal colony for having vape cartridges with hashish lipid successful her luggage

Musk had sent Tesla banal concisely tumbling aft helium was filmed taking a marijuana and baccy associated from Joe Rogan and having a tentative puff portion discussing Tesla's plans for an airplane.

The video rapidly went viral arsenic 1 of the world's richest and astir influential men was seen consuming drugs connected camera. 

Although the cause is ineligible successful California - wherever the incidental took spot - the 1 puff by Musk knocked billions disconnected Tesla's value, with shares falling much than 9 per cent. 

Musk was forced to reassure investors and the nationalist that helium was not 'on weed' soon afterwards. 

But helium continued to amusement his enactment for weed users erstwhile helium tweeted astir the destiny of hoops prima Brittney Griner, who was precocious sentenced to a Russian gulag for 9 years for having vape cartridges with hashish lipid successful her luggage.

Upon the quality that Joe Biden is consenting to swap arms woody Viktor Bout for Griner, Musk wrote: 'Maybe escaped immoderate radical successful jailhouse for weed present too?'

He accompanied the tweet with a meme of a nonplussed man, captioned: 'People successful the US successful jailhouse for weed portion the authorities trades a Russian warfare transgression to escaped a woman's hoops subordinate successful jailhouse for weed.'

In 2020, the Tesla CEO tweeted: 'Selling weed virtually went from large felony to indispensable concern (open during pandemic) successful overmuch of America and yet galore are inactive successful prison. Doesn't marque sense, isn't right.'

However, helium has not ever been a proponent of weed users, telling the New York Times earlier his puff connected Rogan: 'weed is not adjuvant for productivity.'

'There's a crushed for the connection 'stoned,'' helium told the outlet. 'You conscionable beryllium determination similar a chromatic connected weed.' 

As good arsenic founding Tesla, with a marketplace capitalization of astir a trillion dollars, entrepreneur whizz Musk besides founded SpaceX, which won the national declaration to ferry US astronauts into abstraction aft the status of the abstraction shuttle.

Most recently, successful January, the US authorities awarded Musk's institution a $102million contract to transport subject supplies and humanitarian assistance astir the satellite utilizing a rocket.

SpaceX footage shows the Falcon 9 motorboat of the Korea Lunar Pathfinder Orbiter (KPLO) to a ballistic lunar transportation orbit from Cape Canaveral successful Florida yesterday

Blue Origin took NASA to tribunal implicit losing a $2.9billion lunar landing declaration to SpaceX past fall, with the US Federal Court of Claims ruling against Musk's rival and prompting Musk to tweet a Judge Dredd meme

Some of SpaceX's competitors see British aerospace institution BAE Systems, United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin, founded by Musk's idiosyncratic rival for the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos. 

Blue Origin took NASA to tribunal implicit losing a $2.9billion lunar landing declaration to SpaceX past fall, which they claimed was 'unfair' and showed favoritism to SpaceX.

The US Federal Court of Claims ruled against Musk's rival.

Musk responded successful maverick manner by tweeting a meme of Judge Dredd and the caption: 'You person been judged!' 

Bezos tweeted that it was not the determination they wanted, but 'we respect the court's judgement' and helium wished NASA and SpaceX success. 

The incidental goes immoderate mode to illustrating the communal antipathy that exists betwixt Musk and Bezos. 

The weed furor was conscionable 1 of countless scandals that continually canine the eccentric billionaire and unnerve investors.

His idiosyncratic beingness is often the taxable of tabloid gossip, with rumors of an matter with the woman of Google billionaire Sergey Brin.

And caller tribunal documents revealed that the tech billionaire softly had twins with 1 of his apical executives successful November, weeks earlier helium welcomed a kid with euphony prima Grimes via surrogate.

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