Snoop Dogg quits smoking after years of marijuana addiction.

Rapper Snoop Dogg, a longtime smoker, made the shocking announcement on Thursday that he is finally quitting.

The rapper, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, did not elaborate on the type of cigarettes he plans to give up or whether or not he is actually serious about doing so.

After much thinking & consultation with my family, I've chosen to quit up tobacco. Please treat my privacy with the utmost respect at this time," he said on X and Instagram.

Someone else on X replied that Snoop's declaration was likely simply a smoke screen and that the rapper was switching to edibles to rest his lungs.

On Instagram, one Snoop admirer appeared to take his advice seriously: "I had a pulmonary embolism last year and had to give up smoking as well; therefore more edibles for Edible Dee it is; however i realize how hard this adjustment is particularly for someone like you. Just take your time.

Given his wealth from openly endorsing marijuana, one Instagram user applauded Snoop for coming forward about his decision to stop his career. There are countless pictures of Snoop holding a blunt online.

"The courage, the boldness, the ability to announce that you’re stopping something that made you SO SO SO much money which created a character that you and all of us are used too is truly remarkable," wrote the poster. "As a sober man I speak for me and all of us sober people around the world, welcome to sobriety!!!"

He soared in fame after he made many cameo appearances on Dr. Dre's 1992 album, "The Chronic." The CD cover art prominently featured a marijuana leaf.

After the release of his first studio album, "Doggystyle," in 1993, Snoop shot to fame and established himself as a respected member of the rap elite.

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