Leonard Cohen Talks About His Marijuana Use In 1992

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Occasionally, out of sheer compassion for the company, I will take a puff of a joint – and inhale it. But it throws me for a loop. Maybe, like sex, it’s the sport of the young.quotedown2

Leonard Cohen

 

Life Of A Lady’s Man by Brian D. Johnson. Maclean’s: Dec 7, 1992. Originally posted Jul 12, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

Leonard Cohen, of course, is known to have used medical marijuana while working on his final album. (See A Non-Tobacco Possibility About Leonard Cohen’s Cigarette On The You Want It Darker Cover)

Leonard Cohen explains why he is “not a really good drinker or a really good junkie”

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I’m not a really good drinker or a really good junkie. My stomach just doesn’t permit it. I was very lucky in that respect, because a lot of people I know, especially in those turbulent times, just didn’t survive it.quotedown2

Leonard Cohen

Life Of A Ladies’ Man by Sarah Hampson. Globe and Mail: May. 25 2007