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Tommy Chong Treating His Cancer With Weed, of Course

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 13: Tommy Chong poses on the red carpet during the Marijuana Policy Project's 15th Anniversary Gala to celebrate ''15 States in 15 Years'' at the Hyatt Regency on Capital Hill on January 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Tommy Chong

"I know it had nothing to do with cannabis. Cannabis is a cure."—Weed-famous comedian Tommy Chong, one half of Cheech and Chong, explaining on CNN that his prostate cancer, diagnosed last month, first manifested during a (rare) drug-free period. Naturally, he is treating it "with hemp oil, with cannabis."

Photo: Kris Connor/2010 Getty Images