Willie Nelson says he has stopped smoking pot as a result of it nearly killed him – WJW FOX eight Information Cleveland


Nation music icon, Willie Nelson, introduced he’s not smoking attributable to ongoing well being and respiratory points.

Nelson is thought for singing the virtues of smoking pot and even has his personal line of marijuana merchandise. On Friday, he spoke to CNN affiliate KSAT in San Antonio, Texas, the place he carried out.

“I’ve abused my lungs fairly a bit prior to now, so respiratory is a bit more tough today and I’ve to watch out,” Nelson, 86, stated.

Nelson needed to postpone the tail finish of his tour in August attributable to respiratory points. He resumed the tour the following month.

“I began smoking cedar bark, went from that to cigarettes to no matter,” Nelson advised KSAT. “And that just about killed me.”

Now, he says, he’s extra conscientious about his well being.

“I don’t smoke anymore — take higher care of myself.”

In the course of the CMA Awards final month, Nelson carried out with Kacey Musgraves and at one level it appeared as if he was struggling for breath. However he did pull by the efficiency.

Nelson isn’t planning on stopping touring anytime quickly. He advised the native affiliate that singing for an hour on stage is the perfect train for his lungs. He additionally added that the tour bus is dwelling to him.

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