Loretta Lynn reveals when she tried marijuana for the first time

Loretta Lynn revealed during a recent interview with PEOPLE magazine that she smoked marijuana for the first time at age 84.

"I got glaucoma and they gave me one of these cigarettes," Lynn told the magazine. "I took one smoke off of it and it hit me right here in the chest. I like to have died! Glaucoma is just going to have to take over."

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The country music legend also said that, after being hospitalized following a fall in August, doctors have urged her "to rest all the time," but she has no interest in that. "I'm not tired," she said.

Lynn is still constantly touring and performing 90-minute shows around the country, and she's showing no signs of slowing down.

"I ain't ready to lay down and die," she said. "I don't see no reason to quit right now."

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American country music singer and guitarist Loretta Lynn performs on stage at the Grand Ole Opry, 1960s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1960: Loretta Lynn holds her acoustic guitar as she poses for a portrait wearing a cowboy hat, a scarf and western shirt outside a log cabin in circa 1960. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: Photo of Loretta LYNN (Photo by Sylvia Pitcher/Redferns)
NASHVILLE, TN - CIRCA 1962: Loretta Lynn poses for a portrait holding a guitar that has her name spelled down the fretboard in circa 1961 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
American country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn with BBC journalists David Allen (left) and Stephen West, at the International Festival of Country and Western Music, circa 1967. (Photo by Sylvia Pitcher/Redferns)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 01: (AUSTRALIA OUT) USA Photo of Loretta LYNN, Loretta performing live in USA (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns)
American country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn, 1970. (Photo by Sylvia Pitcher/Redferns)
UNSPECIFIED - JANUARY 01: Photo of Loretta LYNN (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns)
CIRCA 1972: Loretta Lynn poses for a portrait wearing a blue denim suit with cows in the background leaning up against a fence in circa 1972. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
1972 GRAMMY AWARDS - The 14th Annual Grammy Awards - Airdate: March 14, 1972. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) CONWAY TWITTY;LORETTA LYNN
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL -- Episode 31 -- Pictured: (l-r) Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty (Photo by Paul W. Bailey/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 18: Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty pose for a portrait backstage at the 2nd annual American Music Awards where they won the award for favorite country band, duo or group at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on February 18, 1975 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 6: Country singer and songwriter Loretta Lynn backstage before a TV show appearance on November 6, 1975 in New York City.(Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images)
ROCHESTER - MAY 22: Country music singer and songwriter Loretta Lynn on her tour bus before a show on May 22, 1976 in Rochester, New York. (Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Buena Park, California: 'Country' Family. Here's a kind of royal family of country music. Loretta Lynn (Center) poses with her mother, Clara Butcher, and sister, Crystal Gayle, at the 15th annual 'Academy of Country Music Awards' ceremonies at Knott's Berry Farm May 1. Loretta and Crystal both won awards.
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 31: Country singer Loretta Lynn poses for a portrait with her husband Mooney Lynn at the Academy Awards Ceremony, where the biographical film 'Coal Miner's Daughter' (based on Loretta's life) won for best actress (Sissy Spacek), which was held on March 31, 1981 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Loretta Lynn during 12th Annual American Music Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Loretta Lynn (Photo by Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
1985 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS - Show Coverage - Airdate: January 28, 1985. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) LORETTA LYNN, AWARD OF MERIT RECIPIENT WITH KENNY ROGERS
2003 Kennedy Center Honoree Loretta Lynn at the State Department in Washington, DC, DC (Photo by Pete Mitchell/WireImage)
Loretta Lynn during 26th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, United States. (Photo by Jeff Snyder/FilmMagic)
Loretta Lynn during 39th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards - Rehearsals Day 3 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. (Photo by Ron Wolfson/WireImage for Bragman Nyman Cafarelli)
Loretta Lynn and Vince Gill perform 'Miss Being Mrs.' (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage for Bragman Nyman Cafarelli)
Loretta Lynn and Jack White, winners of Best Country Album for 'Van Lear Rose' (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage for The Recording Academy (View ONLY))
Martina McBride, Loretta Lynn, winner of the Johnny Cash Visionary Award, Reba McEntire and Gretchen Wilson (Photo by John Sciulli/WireImage for CMT: Country Music Television)
Trisha Yearwood and Loretta Lynn during 2005 CMT Music Awards - Backstage at Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. ***Exclusive*** (Photo by R. Diamond/WireImage for CMT: Country Music Television)
Loretta Lynn (Photo by Tony R. Phipps/WireImage)
American musician Loretta Lynn performs onstage at Grant Park's Petrillo Music Shell during the Chicago Country Music Festival, Chicago, Illinois, June 28, 2003. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 24: Loretta Lynn at 'Loretta Lynn: A Tribute To An American Country Music Icon' at The Loretta Lynn Ranch on September 24, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Tony R. Phipps/FilmMagic)
Garth Brooks and Loretta Lynn perform at the GRAMMY Salute to Country Music Honoring Loretta Lynn presented by Mastercard and hosted by The Recording Academy at Ryman Auditorium on October 12, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon IV/WireImage)
Loretta Lynn attends the GRAMMY Salute to Country Music Honoring Loretta Lynn presented by Mastercard and hosted by The Recording Academy at Ryman Auditorium on October 12, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon IV/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 25: Trace Adkins joins Loretta Lynn and performs during the celebration of Loretta Lynn's 50th Opry Anniversary at The Grand Ole Opry on September 25, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 17: Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn attends the 13th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards Show at the Ryman Auditorium on September 17, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Americana Music)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 05: Kacey Musgraves and Loretta Lynn perform during the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 04: Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn is Inducted Into the Music City Walk of Fame at Nashville Music City Walk of Fame Park on June 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 04: Inductee Loretta Lynn (pictured) inductes Jack White into The Nashville Walk Of Fame on June 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 01: Loretta Lynn and Miranda Lambert pose backstage during the 9th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on September 1, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for ACM)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 01: Loretta Lynn onstage during the 9th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on September 1, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for ACM)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Loretta Lynn -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 17: Loretta Lynn performs in concert at Stubbs BBQ during the South by Southwest Music Festival on March 17, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured (l-r): Loretta Lynn, Andy Cohen and Tanya Tucker -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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