Comedian And Stoner Icon Tommy Chong Was Banned From Smoking Marijuana For His Turn On U.s. Tv Show Dancing With The Stars.
Chong, who finished in ninth place, has now revealed TV bosses ordered him to cut out weed smoking during his time on the TV show, and it was even part of his contract.
During a chat with fans on Reddit.com, one user asked the funnyman, "Do you ever take tolerance breaks (from marijuana)? If so how long?" and Chong replied, "It was part of my contract while I was on Dancing With the Stars, actually. But no, not really."
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Funnyman And Stoner Icon Tommy Chong Is Undergoing Surgery To Remove A Tumour In His Rectum In The Hope It Will End His Painful Battle With Cancer.
The marijuana activist checked into the hospital in Los Angeles on Thursday (14Oct15) shortly after appearing on U.S. news show Access Hollywood Live, where he revealed he's desperate to close out his longtime health issues.
Chong won his battle with prostate cancer in 2012, insisting pot suppositories were a miracle cure, but earlier this year (15) the comedian was diagnosed with rectal cancer - and he believes the hemp oil he used to beat his first cancer is the cause of his latest crisis.
He says, "When you go into your orifice you've got to clinically know what you're doing with it. I put suppositories up there and I don't know how they did the oil and so on, and so now I found a laboratory where they test and they make sure that the oil that they give you to inject and everything else is pharmaceutically correct, it's pure.
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Comedian Tommy Chong Is Preparing To Undergo An Operation As Part Of His Ongoing Cancer Battle.
The Cheech & Chong star was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012 and he shunned traditional treatment for alternative therapies. He was declared free of the disease a year later (13).
However, the 77 year old announced over the summer (15) that the cancer had returned, and he has now confirmed he is set for surgery.
Chong went public with the news while picking up an award at the Las Vegas Hempfest over the weekend (03-04Oct15), and he told the crowd the operation spells "good news".
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Comedian Tommy Chong Is Launching A New Pot-themed Web Series.
The Cheech & Chong star is set to front a talk show called Almost Legal which will be broadcast on YouTube.com, and he will address issues such as his ongoing battle with rectal cancer.
He says of the new project, "It's a stoner's version of Jon Stewart... (I will discuss) anything that affects the pot smoker's status in any way, negative or positive."
In a post on Twitter.com, he adds, "I am going to be hosting my first talk show man!!! Almost Legal with Tommy Chong. Coming soon."
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Cult film star Tommy Chong has been diagnosed with cancer for a second time and is using marijuana for pain relief again.
Tommy Chong is having treatment for rectal cancer.
The 77-year-old actor - famed for his cult classic 'Cheech & Chong' 'stoner' films, also starring Cheech Marin - has been told he has cancer for the second time and has admitted he is using marijuana ''like crazy'' for relief like he did the last time.
He told Us Weekly magazine: ''I've had some medical issues lately. I got diagnosed with rectal cancer.''
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Comedian Tommy Chong Is Undergoing Treatment For Rectal Cancer, Two Years After He Declared Himself Free Of The Disease.
The Cheech & Chong star and marjiuana advocate was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012 but shunned traditional forms of treatment for alternative therapies including hemp oil, supplements and a diet overhaul.
The 77 year old declared he was cancer-free in 2013, but has now admitted the disease has returned and he is turning to marijuana for pain relief.
He tells Usmagazine.com, "I've had some medical issues lately... I got diagnosed with rectal cancer... I'm using cannabis like crazy now, more so than ever before... I'm in treatment now. I've been - just the case either way, either I get healed or I don't (sic). But either way, I'm going to make sure I get a little edge off or put up."
Shelby Chong and Tommy Chong - 12th Annual John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit at John Varvatos - Red Carpet Arrivals at John Varvatos Boutique West Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th April 2015
Stoner icon Tommy Chong credits marijuana with helping him beat prostate cancer.
The actor claims he was able to beat the disease by shoving hemp oil capsules up his bottom.
He tells U.S. news show Access Hollywood Live, "I took suppositories... You put on a little jazz, light a candle..."
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Tommy Chong Peta Murgatroyd - This years stars turned out for the press conference for season 19 of ABC's hit TV show Dancing with the Stars held at Planet Hollywood in Time Square - Ny, New York, United States - Monday 8th September 2014
The actors are teaming up with The Dukes of Hazard director Jay Chandrasekhar for their first official movie together since 1983's Still Smokin'.
Chong tells Celebstoner.com, "(Chandrasekhar) is working a script right now for us. We've had some preliminary meetings. It looks really good. It looks really funny. It's about us going to a festival called the Burning Joint. All sorts of shenanigans happen. It's going to be a lot of fun."
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The perma-stoned comic says that Martin Scorsese's new film wouldn't have happened were it not for him
Leonardo Dicaprio stars as stock market criminal genius Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorsese's latest movie The Wolf of Wall Street, but this is one portrayal that Tommy Chong claims would not have happened were it not for him. Ahead of the film's release, the second half of Cheech and Chong has gone on record to state that he is partially responsible for Belfort's written account of his pre-prison life, making him partially responsible for the film adaptation too.
Tommy Chong says he helped Belfort write The Wolf of Wall Street
Chong was spotted out in Los Angeles last week by TMZ reporters, who quizzed the comic about his time in jail in the early 2000's, the same jail and the same time that Belfort was serving in for stock market manipulation and running a penny stock boiler room. At the time, Chong was serving 9 months for selling bongs online and in his recent on-the-street discussion, Tommy claimed that he got to know Belfort when he was behind bars, going on to claim that he encouraged Belfort to write his memoirs and even saying that he helped him do it.
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Cheech and Chong’s Animated Movie will premiere next month (Apr13) to mark marijuana lovers' annual 4-20 'holiday'.
The movie will be accompanied by an animated video, featuring cameos from Whoopi Goldberg, Wiz Khalifa, George Lopez and Willie Nelson, among others.
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