Richards' funeral in 2006 Nelson along with his manager and his sister Bobbi were arrested in St. In 2005 Nelson and his family hosted the first annual "Willie Nelson & NORML Benefit Golf Tournament" leading to a cover appearance and inside interview in the January 2008 issue of High Times magazine. Willie & Family tours North America in the bio-diesel bus Honeysuckle Rose IV which is fueled by Bio-Willie.
It was later discovered that his accountants Price Waterhouse did not pay Nelson's taxes for years. On the environmental front Nelson owns the bio-diesel brand Willie Nelson Biodiesel which is made from vegetable oil. During this time he worked as a disc jockey in Texas radio stations and a singer in honky tonks.