Jelly Roll Insists Smoking Weed Has Kept Him ‘Sober’ Following Drug Addiction

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Jelly Roll resides that California sober life-style! And regardless of how controversial it’s, he’s insisting it’s the ONLY factor that has helped him keep away from arduous medicine!

If you don’t know, California sober is when an individual continues to eat marijuana after giving up alcohol or arduous medicine. It’s an enchancment from some hardcore addictions, however it’s not precisely sobriety both — which makes it such an advanced subject for a lot of! In a brand new interview with Taste of Country out on Friday, the musician candidly shared his two cents on the way it works for him, saying:

“I think a world without weed, Jelly Roll’s drinking codeine and popping Xanax and snorting cocaine again, but a world with weed, I’ll be alright.”

Whoa! Bold assertion!

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Acknowledging how divisive this take is, the rapper went on:

“I get in trouble for this, all the time, but my stance on marijuana will always be the same: I believe marijuana has helped me in so many regards, with my anxiety. This is a hot button topic, but, truly, marijuana has kept me sober.”

If you don’t know, the Wild Ones singer has had an extended historical past of substance abuse and habit. He even landed himself behind bars when he was simply 23 for drug dealing (amongst different offenses all through his adolescence). But in recent times, he’s not solely dedicated himself to getting sober however he’s additionally serving to to fight the distribution of lethal opioids. In January, the nation artist addressed the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to induce legislators to take motion in opposition to the availability and distribution of fentanyl within the nation, he mentioned on the time:

“I’m not here to defend the use of illegal drugs, and I also understand the paradox of my history as a drug dealer standing in front of this committee. … But equally, I think that’s what makes me perfect to talk about this. I was a part of the problem. I am here now standing as a man that wants to be a part of the solution.”

Commendable!

That mentioned, the California sober development has typically been criticized — even by addicts who used to stay by it! Take Demi Lovato, for example. After as soon as counting on weed throughout her sober journey, the pop star later walked again her stance on the approach to life fully in 2021, declaring:

“Sober sober is the only way to be”

Lala Kent and loads of others have additionally been outspoken concerning the life-style, contemplating it harmful and “super offensive” to addicts who’ve labored arduous to keep away from all substances. If it really works for Jelly Roll, nice! To every their very own! But it’s undoubtedly an advanced subject on the planet of sobriety — should you may even name it that!

Thoughts?? Sound OFF (beneath)!

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