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Willie Nelson Ends His Shows With POUNDS Of Weed Left On Stage

Kaitlan Collins
Entertainment Reporter

Willie Nelson, notable pot enthusiast, said he never needs to buy weed because fans regularly give it him and leave pounds of marijuana on stage for him after concerts. Pounds. 

Nelson, who has been arrested four times on weed-related charges, is on the latest cover of Rolling Stone and admitted he has indeed run out of weed before.

“But usually somebody will bring us some weed. Never have to buy any.”

The “Red Headed Stranger” said he’s often given “all you can smoke.” He recalled playing in Northern California in 2013 (where “all the good weed grows”) and when the show ended there were eight to 10 pounds of pot on stage. H&M Sponsors Global Green USA's 10th Anniversary Pre-Oscar Party

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“They’re proud of their weed over there.”

Nelson, who is an outspoken advocate for marijuana legalization, said there’s a lot of ignorance surrounding the drug.

“Yeah, because I knew the truth about it. And I knew it won’t kill you unless you drop a bale of it on you or something.” (RELATED: Snoop Dogg Got Really High At The White House)

Nelson was first arrested in Louisiana in 2006 after his tour bus got pulled over and the officer smelled the weed odor. The officer found one and a half pounds of marijuana and three ounces of narcotic mushrooms. Though the amount was high enough for a felony charge, Nelson was only charged with a misdemeanor. Willie Nelson Booking Photo

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Nelson has even taken his advocacy for the substance to his music, creating the single “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die,” which also has vocals from Snoop Dogg. It was released in 2012 on his “Heroes” album. (RELATED: Colorado Man Asks Obama If He Wants Some Weed) Follow Kaitlan on Twitter