Reefer Madness

Smoking pot turned me into an honest man

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This was written at least 20 years ago during my taxi-driving days. I know that because I opened the story revealing that I’m forty-something and I’m now 70.

As a forty-something dude who demonstrated against the Vietnam War in college, went to the Fillmore East the second night it opened, and CBGB the very first night of its existence, it…



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William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

William (Dollar Bill) Mersey


Daily Beast, NY Daily News, Daily Mail, Independent. Top Writer in nothing. Bottom Writer in everything! Curmudgeon