Kevin Smith Says Smoking Marijuana Before Heart Attack Saved His Life

Kevin Smith said his massive heart attack didn’t kill him thanks to a joint he smoked before his health scare in February.

The 47-year-old director visited The Late Show on Tuesday where he revealed that his doctor said smoking marijuana saved his life because it calmed him down.

“They got me to the hospital and they wheel me into the emergency room and the whole time I’m chill. Like, the guy said, the paramedic, he goes, ‘You’re being real calm, that’s going to get you through this,’” Smith told host Stephen Colbert. “And there’s a dude behind him goes, ‘That’s what’s going to save his life.’ And I’m like, ‘What does that part [mean]?’”

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