Elon Musk smokes weed on Joe Rogan's podcast

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Rogan asked, noting that Musk probably had not "because of stockholders". The show took place in California, where recreational marijuana consumption is legal.

Shares of Tesla were down as much as 10 percent in early Friday trade, the biggest percent drop for the company since June 2016.

"This caused me to reconsider my future", Morton said.

The chief accounting officer has left less than a month after joining, while its HR officer is also reported to have resigned a year after joining. Morton, who joined Tesla on August 6, was quoted in a company filing on Friday saying he believes "strongly" in Tesla and that he had no disagreements with the company's leadership or its financial reporting.

Mr Musk's behaviour has raised concerns among Tesla's shareholders that...

On Tuesday, Tesla Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton announced after a month in his position that he was resigning from the company, effective immediately.

The latest round of executive departures comes after Elon Musk opted to walk away from his initiative to take the company private last month.

- Tesla stock fell 9 percent after its CEO was seen smoking what appears to be marijuana during a YouTube interview. Not only did Musk not have any kind of written funding deal, many Tesla investors saw little upside in approving a deal that would reduce Tesla's transparency and the liquidity of Tesla stock.

Shares of electric auto maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 6 percent early today after the CEO appeared to smoke marijuana during an interview and the company's accounting chief left after a month on the job. Toledano had been on leave since before the electric vehicle maker was rocked by messy take-private conversations and potential SEC probes, Bloomberg previously reported, and she will not return from leave. The report, which was published by electric car-themed news site InsideEVs, estimated that the Tesla Model 3, Model S, and Model X, were the Top 3 electric cars in the USA in August.

Now, with the company set on staying public, its finances are under extreme scrutiny from investors and analysts as it fights to become profitable.

Legal or not, it goes without saying that Twitter had a damn field day with Elon Musk smoking marijuana.

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