Sunday, June 26, 2016

How I Quit Smoking and Lived to Tell About It.


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By Richard Kent Matthews

Happy anniversary to me! Twenty-seven years ago, I took the cigarette out of my mouth, and never put it there again...

Addictions can be tough--REALLY tough--to overcome. But people are doing it every day. I did. So can you.

You get pressure from your high school crowd to 'follow along' and do what they do. Smoking was one of those things. But I didn't follow along. Until later.

How pot got me started
When I was 22, in 1967, my two younger brothers got me high on pot for the first time. Loved it, smoked it a lot for the next 10 years.

One night, at a bar in Los Angeles,