Willie Nelson Had to Quit Smoking Weed For Overall health Motives


There’s been a significant casualty in the marijuana planet. Do not worry—Willie Nelson is not dead. But apparently, his longstanding and most infamous hobby is.

According to Nelson himself, the legendary nation music star and planet-renowned toker is no longer puffing the green. Yes, you study that correctly—Willie Nelson quit smoking weed.

The Finish of an Era?

The 86-year-old Nelson—who is presently nevertheless on tour— told San Antonio tv station KSAT that he stopped smoking cannabis due to the fact of breathing troubles.

“I have abused my lungs fairly a bit in the previous, so breathing is a tiny far more challenging these days and I have to be cautious. I do not smoke anymore—take improved care of myself.”

Nelson lately performed at the CMAs alongside fellow nation star Kelly Musgraves, and it looked like he was laboring fairly a bit. He also had to cease touring back in August due to overall health troubles, ahead of returning to the stage just a month later.

It was even rumored at one particular point that he was close to death. Nelson basically corroborated that notion.

“I began smoking cedar bark, went from that to cigarettes to what ever,” Nelson told KSAT. “And that just about killed me.”

Fortunately, the nation megastar has produced substantial adjustments to his life style, namely, when it comes to any kind of smoking.

“I do not smoke any longer — take improved care of myself,” Nelson stated.

The excellent news—well at least for several Nelson loyalists out there—is that the musician has only quit smoking flower. Nelson told Rolling Stone that he nevertheless consumes THC consistently, only now by way of mediums that are significantly less intense on the lungs like vaping and edibles.

Other Notable Celebrities to Cease Smoking Pot

There have been lots of other notable celebrities who have extended been synonymous with the green and decided to take an indefinite sabbatical.

Most notably, actor Woody Harrelson, who stopped smoking marijuana back in 2017 right after what he named a “30 strong years of partying.” Harrelson smoked cannabis on the frequent ahead of providing it up abruptly.

Ironically, Harrelson lately began smoking once again, courtesy of, you guessed it, Willie Nelson himself. Harrelson told Esquire Magazine that he took a giant rip off of Willie Nelson’s vape pen right after a friendly poker game.

Harrelson’s rekindled really like for cannabis is apparently now in complete swing. He’s presently in the attempting to open his personal marijuana dispensary in Hawaii. Sadly, that hasn’t truly gone according to program, as Harrelson’s application was lately denied. Greater luck subsequent time, Woody.

Singer, songwriter, and actress Miley Cyrus also took a brief—and newsworthy—break from cannabis back in 2017. She claimed that smoking triggered also mcuh “munching at residence and playing video games.”

Fortunately, the infamous celebration girl’s mother intervened final year, and she is now back to toking just about every now and once again. Phewf.

Even Snoop Dogg— the Doggfather of cannabis, if you will—allegedly took his personal break from smoking pot back in 2002. But probably a not-so-considerably-of-a-Spoiler-Alert: that didn’t final all that extended. He even has a salaried blunt roller for crying out loud.

The moral of the story right here is: people today cease smoking weed all of the time. But they adapt. And likely understand there are way worse issues that they can be performing to pass the time. So they could as properly pass the blunt.



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