The real reason Woody Harrelson stopped smoking pot

Posted March 21, 2017

However, the actor has revealed that he stopped smoking "that good herb" nearly a year ago because he felt "it was keeping (him) from being emotionally available". The actor revealed he's trying to dial it back after "30 years of just partying too f--ing hard". After all, Harrelson has been one of Hollywood's most vocal proponents of recreational marijuana use, and once even applied for a license to turn his Hawaii home into a weed dispensary. In spite of quitting recently, he says that he still gets tempted to smoke it sometimes.

"Well, like, last night, someone had-not just good herb but sativa; really good sativa". "There's a joint, and beautifully rolled". "But when you're doing it all the time, it just becomes ..."

But even without lighting up, Harrelson still has an appreciation for marijuana.

"I don't have a problem at all with smoking", he said. "I feel like it was keeping me from being emotionally available", the actor continued with his Texas drawl.

"I am a party animal", the 55-year-old actor, who's now promoting his upcoming film "Wilson", told Vulture in an interview published Monday. "But I try to be moderate with the drinking, too". I think it's great.

This not-so-chill news comes from a Vulture piece about Harrelson's new film Wilson, during which the interviewer asked him a softball question about a "misconception" that people might have about him.

Harrelson, however, says he is still a supporter of the drug. "But I am a party animal", he said.