Cheech and Chong doled out a bunch of "free weed" at the Spike TV's Guys Choice Awards show Saturday night ... but they're not going to jail for it -- 'cause the buds were fake.
The famous marijuana-enthusiasts took to the stage to present an award ... and during the speech gave audience members an impromptu examination for medical marijuana prescriptions.
According to C&C, the audience passed ... so the duo instructed everyone to reach under their seats for some sticky green stuff -- and surprisingly, there were actual bags of fake pot taped to the bottom.
We're guessing some hopeful stoner went home and smoked it anyway.
Cheech and Chong
'Free Weed' For Audience Members
At Spike Awards Show
6/8/2014 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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