I found this article originally published in Daily Telegraph, Saturday May 21st 2005, pp 17-18.
(Note: This version is very slightly different from the published, edited, version)
© Sue Blackmore 2005
Every year, like a social drinker who wants to prove to herself that she’s not an alcoholic, I give up cannabis for a month. It can be a tough and dreary time – and much as I enjoy a glass of wine with dinner, alcohol cannot take its place.
Some people may smoke dope just to relax or have fun, but for me the reason goes