This actually sounds like great logic to me. So many approach sobriety (from all substances) through a black/white lens, but you’ve chosen a path of harm reduction. Smoking doesn’t negate your success with drinking, and it has nowhere near the same psycho-social consequences that prolonged alcoholism can. Had you gone to the liquor store instead, this could be a very different piece.

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