A letter written to the San Jose Mercury News some years ago:

Last night as I was buying groceries at Nob Hill on De Anza I saw a supreme example of hypocrisy. They had a "Red Ribbon Week" anti-drug poster hanging on shelves filled with cartons of cigarettes. If they were seriously concerned about people becoming addicted to hazardous or lethal drugs, they would not be selling tobacco products. I am not advocating the banning of tobacco, but if the anti-drug crazies want any credibility whatsoever, they cannot condemn some drugs while continuing to condone (or even push) others.

Last modified 06/22/98

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