The longtime Angeleno and father of actress Rae Dawn Chong says that ... wait for it ... wait for it ... he's using marijuana as medicine to treat his cancer symptoms.
Well, more specifically, he tweeted:
Chong told CNN, of course, that legalizing it would help people like him and thus would mean "a lot more to me than just being able to smoke a joint without being arrested." He says he was drug free in prison and for three years total. Thus:
Yes I have Prostrate cancer...but I am using hemp oil to get rid of it....hash oil that is.....tc— Tommy Chong (@tommychong) June 10, 2012
... I know it [the cancer] had nothing to do with cannabis. Cannabis is a cure.Weed will get you in trouble. And it could get you out of it. Circle of life. [@dennisjromero / email@example.com / @LAWeeklyNews]