Loretta Lynn Tried Weed for the First Time to Help Her Glaucoma; Wasn’t Too Fond of It

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Don't knock it until you try it. Country legend Loretta Lynn still crooning at 84 might've eschewed a particular herbal refreshment in the past for personal reasons, but she's now taking a one-way ticket to Tokin' Town U.S.A owing to an escalating eye condition. And her verdict on her first marijuana experience? Meh. "I got glaucoma and they gave me one of these cigarettes," she told People. "I took one smoke off of it and it hit me right here in the chest. I like to have died! Glaucoma is just going to have to take over." Lynn, delightful as ever, continued to vent her frustrations about the concept of physical activity: "I ain’t going to do no exercise! I hate exercise!” Willie would be so proud.