Willie Nelson Reportedly Quits Smoking Weed For Health Reasons
In the world of country music, there is arguably no bigger cannabis consumer or advocate than Willie Nelson.
He’s been very public about his own personal love of marijuana. Similarly, he’s been an outspoken advocate of progressive cannabis legislation.
And he’s even entered the legal cannabis industry as a business person, launching his own line of strains and products.
But now, the music and cannabis legend is making some changes. He recently told the media that he no longer smokes marijuana.
But that doesn’t necessarily mean Willie Nelson has stepped back from cannabis altogether. His spokesperson, Elaine Schock, recently clarified to news sources that he still enjoys the plant in other forms.
Willie’s Big Announcement
News of Willie Nelson’s decision came during an interview he gave recently to San Antonio KSAT TV.
In the interview, Willie Nelson talked about a number of topics, including his personal health. And that’s when the question of marijuana came up.
“I have abused my lungs quite a bit in the past, so breathing is a little more difficult these days and I have to be careful,” Nelson said. “I started smoking cedar bark, went from that to cigarettes to whatever. And that almost