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In Support of e-Cigarettes


                               In Support of e-Cigarettes as a Substitute for                                     Tar-Containing Tobacco Cigarettes As a recent convert to e-cigarettes I made a simple test to satisfy what I had known since I was a teenager.  If you inhale on a tobacco … Continue reading

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Crack Cocaine and Rational Thinking


When I first saw this article in the NY Times I was intrigued. Although not stated it draws a line between the opiate class of drug addiction and the non-opiates like cocaine and amphetamines.  In my limited experience, addiction to … Continue reading

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Love: Real or Better Living Through Chemistry?


From the first time I was on an amusement park roller coaster I could sense that the sensation in my levi’s was out of the ordinary.  As I grew older the scent of jasmine and femininity intertwined in my mind … Continue reading

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US Racing Industry Selling Doped Horses Abroad for Human Consumption


Being a child of WWII I recall eating horse meat after the war.  I couldn’t really tell the the difference because being of tender years I didn’t have much gastronomic perspective and the only difference I could discern was that … Continue reading

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Pot Smoking in America: 1960s


Long Ago and Far Away I recall the method to smuggle pot back East in the mid 60’s was to find a preppy-looking couple, some clothes (Ivy league), a set of matching luggage, a pound of baby powder, and put … Continue reading

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The Dilemma Drug of Legalization


I have always admired George Will for the precision and focus of his arguments.   Whether I agree or disagree with his position is besides the point; his analyses of many issues are difficult to rebut. – Carlos The drug … Continue reading

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