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Mark Wahlberg misses marijuana days

Movie star Mark Wahlberg is beginning to miss his pot-smoking days after playing the sidekick to a drug-abusing, "hooker-banging" stuffed toy in new movie Ted.

The actor admits he flushed his stash of weed down the toilet when his young daughter started realising that daddy smelled a little funny after his relaxation time - and vowed never to pick up the habit again.


Promoting the film on U.S. late-night show Conan, Wahlberg explains, "My wife was driving with my daughter in the car... and my daughter was like, 'Mummy, what's that smell?' and she was like, 'Oh, that's a skunk.' And she goes, 'Oh, daddy smells like that all the time.'


"My wife told me that and I was like, 'OK, I'm not even gonna call my friends, I'm just flushing it (weed) down the toilet' - because I don't wanna ever have to have that discussion.


"I never missed it at all until Ted, who is basically this pot-smoking, coke-sniffing, hooker-banging teddy bear, who is a really bad influence on me."