He’s American icon and at 86 he can do what he likes….
Nelson had credited marijuana with saving his life in the Might subject of Rolling Stone, and reiterated the sentiment in the course of the interview.
“I used to smoke two or three packs of cigarettes a day and drink no matter there was there to drink. I had pneumonia 4 or 5 instances, my lung collapsed, I virtually died,” the star shared.
“I stated, ‘Wait a minute. I ain’t getting that prime off of Chesterfields.’ So I throw out the cigarettes, rolled up 20 joints, caught it in there. I haven’t had a cigarette since,” he stated.