Tesla Stock Falls as CEO Appears to Smoke Marijuana on Video

Elon Musk Smoking Weed With Joe Rogan is the GIF of the Century

Elon Musk sipped whiskey and smoked marijuana during a 2 1/2-hour podcast with California comedian Joe Rogan that touched upon everything from flame throwers and artificial intelligence to the end of the universe.

The company disclosed the departure in a regulatory filing. They have fallen about 18% since Musk's tweet on taking the company private on 7 August. He then backed off from his plan saying Tesla was better off as a public company.

At one point, Musk described the constant barrage of ideas in his mind as being "like a "never-ending explosion", and said he wondered as a young boy whether he might be insane because it didn't seem to happen to other people".

"The interesting thing about an electric plane is that you want to go as high as possible, but you need a certain energy density in the battery pack, because you have to overcome gravitational potential energy", Musk said.

- Tesla stock fell 9 percent after its CEO was seen smoking what appears to be marijuana during a YouTube interview. Morton is a veteran in the tech sector, serving as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Seagate before starting his employment at Tesla.

Rogan asked Musk about The Boring Company, which Musk said started as a " joke", mostly borne out of his desperation to fix L.A.'s notoriously bad traffic problem. "I don't actually notice any effect.I don't find that it is very good for productivity".

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The fallout comes as the firm is under renewed scrutiny due to the erratic behaviour of Mr Musk.

Musk already alarmed some Tesla investors by admitting in an emotional interview last month with The New York Times that he takes the prescription drug Ambien because he has difficulty sleeping.

Earlier this week Musk escalated his baseless attacks against British diver Vernon Unsworth, claiming that the man who helped rescue children from a cave in Thailand was a "child rapist" in an email to a reporter.

Musk added: "I'm not a regular smoker of weed - nearly never".

It's not the first time Musk has been asked about weed in recent weeks.

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