Actor Tommy Chong of the comedy duo CHEECH + CHONG has pleaded guilty to selling drug paraphernalia on the internet.

Chong, 64, is currently on a $20,000 (GBP13,000) bond after pleading guilty to the federal conspiracy charge of endorsing marijuana pipes yesterday (13MAY03). He also admitted in a Pittsburgh courtroom that he promoted drug paraphernalia during personal appearance around America.

He could face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 (GBP160,000) fine.

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for 11 September (03).

15/05/2003 02:33