But Woody Harrelson, 55, has now revealed that he gave up smoking pot, nearly a year ago, after realizing that the habit was holding him back.
In a new interview with Vulture, the actor and longtime marijuana advocate admitted that he hasn't gotten stoned in nearly a year and that his hard-partying reputation is now a misconception.
The True Detective actor told Vulture magazine he quit nearly a year ago, but is still tempted from time to time. "They think I'm a party animal, which ... But I try to be moderate with the drinking, too".
He explained in the interview that during the night before the interview, people were smoking marijuana around him and he felt extremely tempted to engage in and had to fight the urge.
Harrelson hasn't gotten high in almost a year. It's time to hang his jersey number from the rafters and send him off with one last salutatory bong rip, because the man who tried to open his own dispensary as recently as last February no longer smokes pot.
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'But when you're doing it all the time, it just becomes... well, you know.
"I don't have a problem at all with smoking", he adds. I think it's great. "There's a joint, and beautifully rolled". He continued, "I mean, that might be one thing".
He said that it stops him from being an emotionally available and emotionally involved person in his life. "I like a beautifully rolled ... and I just was like, I mean, I've gone this long", he said.
Harrelson's comments will likely disappoint some cannabis advocates, especially calling cannabis a "drug" and trying to connect it with partying or preventing someone from being "emotionally available".