Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, is no stranger to making headlines with his nonchalant attitude toward marijuana. On April 17, Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX recently postponed the first orbital flight of Starship, the rocket with which Musk has promised to revisit the moon and conquer Mars. Then the company announced via a tweet that it would attempt this historic flight on April 20, a day known for its significance among marijuana enthusiasts. 

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It's not the first time Musk has been associated with cannabis culture — he previously was seen smoking a joint on “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast. 

While Musk’s recent 4/20 wink to smokers was a lighthearted moment, it also highlighted a serious question: Can CEOs get away with smoking pot?

According to a Fortune article, Musk is just one of several business leaders who have been open about using cannabis. Others include British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, the late Apple Inc. Co-Founder Steve Jobs

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