2013 November

And speaking of pot, okay, everyone now … big breath

2017-07-19T20:22:23-04:00November 10th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

So, speaking of pot (or was that pots we were speaking of last post?), in my family we don’t smoke a lot of pot (or crack cocaine, either). This, you say, is neither a bad thing nor a surprise. But in plenty of places around the world (although not in Africa so much), marijuana has [...]

2002 June

Cheeky Yemen is king of Qat stimulant use

2012-10-30T04:38:59-04:00June 8th, 2002|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So the poor Tories, $5 billion in the red, say they might clobber Ontario's smokers with higher taxes to bankroll new spending. An ex- smoker, I can relate to the pain. Too bad there's not another easy target. Like qat.