Skip to comments.Willie Nelson says he’s no longer smoking marijuana due to breathing issues
Posted on 12/04/2019 10:14:54 AM PST by billorites
SAN ANTONIO Midway through a sold out two night stand at the Majestic Theater here, country music icon Willie Nelson said that in spite of recent breathing related health issues, he has no plans to give up touring.
I love the bus, he told KSAT TVs Paul Venema during a recent interview. This is my home.
Performing, he says, is his key to happiness and good health.
Its an energy exchange, he said, describing his relationship with the audience. They give me a lot of positive energy and I hope to give them a lot of positive energy.
He added For an hour they get away from everything they dont like.
Years of smoking marijuana, the country music legend admits, has taken a toll on his health.
Nelson, 86, said 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.
I started smoking cedar bark, went from that to cigarettes to whatever, he said. And that almost killed me.
It didnt, so he made a decision.
I dont smoke anymore - take better care of myself, Nelson said.
His health issues have generated rumors suggesting that he is near death.
I dont give a (expletive deleted) Im here, Im glad to be here, and with a smile added Im lucky to be here.
His version of September Song is painfully beautiful. Great singer.
Vaping came too late for him.
There’s a reason it’s called dope.
Would love to see his lungs. Hope he donates them to science.
Medicine hurt him?
Oh, this is going to get the FR drug dealers in an uproar.
Notice that he said “smoking”
Didn’t say anything about edibles.
Sneaking up to the roof of the White House to vape doesn't sound sufficiently naughty.
Thanks for posting the link. That was beautiful.
Look for the “Willie Nelson Cookbook” on Amazon...
But, but... You see posters every day about how nicotine is brain poison and marijuana is good for you, right? Right?
We’re so backwards.. The nanny state people got everything backwards. They’re trying to compete with street drugs by raising the prices through heavy taxes, banning vaping, and taxing even more tobacco (which oddly is three or more times the rate they tax marijuana at in the states that legalized recreational use.)
Meanwhile, booze is taxed more for the can it comes in, than the beverage inside.
“I’ll never smoke weed with Willy again” Toby Keith
A couple of other threads if anyone is interested.....
Too late dip shit
Ever seen 2 large chunks of coal?
No, weed smoked Willie.
Smoking irreversibly deteriorates lung function.
What about dropping acid though?
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