Billy Strings: Cannabis 'has been a part of the process of writing every song I’ve written.'

Bluegrass music and cannabis go way back, but their relationship is rarely acknowledged in public.

“I didn’t know Bill Monroe,” says bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings. “But I wouldn’t take him for a pot smoker.”

Fair enough. But after Monroe came generations of musicians for whom cannabis has been a creative tool, a friendly way to relax, and sometimes a helpful way to find sleep during a hectic performing schedule. 

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Alexa Peters ~ Leafly.com ~

 

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