Willie Nelson video interview: America’s political divde, Jeff Sessions and marijuana

Published: Jul 25, 2017, 1:58 pm • Updated: Jul 25, 2017, 1:59 pm By Libby Casey, The Washington Post In an interview with The Washington Post aboard his tour bus, Willie Nelson urged Americans to bridge what he calls a great divide in politics. At 84 years old, Willie Nelson…

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A plea from Texas to Willie Nelson: Your influence is needed in fight to legalize weed

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 7:20 am • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 5:56 pm By Neal Pollack, The Cannabist Staff AUSTIN, Texas — In May, Rolling Stone asked Willie Nelson if there’s any “downside” to smoking weed. Nelson replied: “I haven’t run into any yet. I guess if you go somewhere…

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Watch: Toby Keith gets high with Willie Nelson in new “Wacky Tobaccy” video

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm By The Cannabist Staff Toby Keith swore he’d never smoke weed with Willie Nelson again. Back in the 2003 tribute “Weed With Willie,” a toke of the Red Headed Stranger’s top-shelf herb had Keith crooning, “My party’s…

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Celebrity peer pressure: Willie Nelson wants Loretta Lynn to try pot again

Published: Jan 13, 2017, 7:08 am • Updated: Jan 13, 2017, 7:08 am By Kristin M. Hall, The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Willie Nelson wants his friend Loretta Lynn, who recently revealed that she tried marijuana for the first time at the age of 84 for her glaucoma but…

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Willie Nelson: The Outlaw Country legend reflects on his personal cannabis history

Published: Oct 28, 2016, 6:30 am • Updated: Oct 28, 2016, 6:31 am By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff SAN DIEGO — Willie Nelson’s relationship with cannabis is the stuff of legend. Nelson is a legalization activist, a social warrior and now a ganjapreneur via his own Willie’s Reserve pot…

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