smoking

‘Stupid’ smokers are so inconsiderate

I’ve been reading in various papers about Prop. 29 to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by one dollar. I have a suggestion for a change. How about charging $3 or $4 or $5 for ...

Clear the smoke on campuses

I believe it’s a good idea to put restraints on smoking and chewing tobacco on college campuses. Everyone may be of age to do it, but there are people who don’t like it when pe ...

Straight Talk: Teens consider smoking dope

Dear Straight Talk: I’m 14 and friends of mine (I’ll call them Janine and Claire), go to Mexico a lot with Janine’s family where they hook up with older people and get drunk. ...

Straight Talk: Dad's pot smoking concerns writer

Dear Straight Talk: My mom and dad got in a fight a few days ago and my mom ended it with, Just run upstairs and smoke your pot. Now I realize I can hear my dad smoking it in the ...