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Cheech Marin talks toking, aging and bringing stoner flicks to the mainstream

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Yes, Cheech and Chong are older now. But if you're wondering, Cheech Marin, for one, still occasionally tokes up -- although he says in a phone interview, "It just makes me tired now."

"I'm trying to get my dad to do it because he has glaucoma," Marin said. "But he's, like, a 30-year policeman and is, like, (growls, grumbles). I keep saying: 'You know it would really be good for you. Maybe you wouldn't be such a (jerk)."'

Cheech and comedy partner Tommy Chong return to Tampa Saturday night for a show at the Straz Center. Tickets are $34.50-$54.50. Click here for details.

And click here for more of Steve Persall's interview with Cheech Marin.


[Last modified: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 6:00pm]

    

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