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,