Chrissie Hynde gave up smoking marijuana because it was too much ”hassle” to get hold of. The Pretenders singer has known for decades that drugs and alcohol weren’t good for her but only gave up around five years ago after experiencing a week-long hangover. She said: ”Drinking and drug taking impairs the quality of life. I realised that in my 20s but I never got around to fixing it until my 60s. The last time I got really wrecked was at Kate Moss’ 40th birthday party.