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[Music News] Willie Nelson Arrested For Marijuana

The Associated Press has reported that Willie Nelson was charged with possession of Marijuana after 4 ounces of pot was found on his tour bus in Texas.  It happened on Friday, Nov. 26th when the tour bus pulled into a checkpoint and an officer smelled the marijuana when their bus door opened and they searched the vehicle.  Nelson was among 3 people arrested and was held briefly on a $25,000 bond before he was released.  The 77-year-old was charged with a misdemeanor and will most likely get a fine and no jail time. Rapper Snoop Dogg weighed in on the issue and said they should "leave willie the f**k alone..."  Nelson has been a long-time advocate for marijuana decriminalization and has been arrested multiple times including in Louisiana in 2006 where officers found about 1.5 pounds of marijuana on the tour bus.

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