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The pot luck club 

Markoos has found a particularly good from Canada (left), now posted on his blog. I have traced it to reports in 2001, but the lessons are still valid.
   It’s about a gentleman, one Brian O’Dea, who wishes to change , after finding his last one landed him 10 years as a guest of the US Government. He has a certain set of skills, but isn’t sure how to best apply them. The headline reads, ‘Former marijuana ’.
   It was an attempt for this chap to find a legit means of supporting himself and his family. It showed a level of and an that what he did was wrong.
   For those who are , this isn’t a bad approach to take—it certainly will differ from the avalanche of many of us receive around this time of the year. Even as a classified ad, it meets the rules of : an attention-grabbing device, , a showing (subtle or overt) of attributes, successful , and a contribution, through symbolism or otherwise, to a —in this case, a personal one.
   Back in 2001, Mr O’Dea reported six promising offers, so the advertisement worked. He became a TV and film producer, making a show called Creepy Canada. These days, Mr O’Dea is an author as well, having written High: Confessions of a Pot Smuggler, based on his experiences. (The UK edition is to be launched next month.)
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