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“I’m concerned about my friend’s weed-smoking”

Our agony aunt, Mary Fenwick, offers a new perspective on whatever is troubling you

MARY FENWICK is a writer, speaker and executive coach; she’s also a mother, divorcee and widow. GOT A QUESTION FOR MARY? Email, with ‘MARY’ in the subject line. FOLLOW MARY on Twitter @MJFenwick and Instagram @marythefenwick. For more about her one-to-one work and speaking, see

Q My buddy has started smoking dope a lot and I am worried about her. We went to school together and now we are both at college. She’s always been laid-back about work, but now she has started missing many lectures and I think she may fail this year. She is hanging around with a different crowd – they are OK and not bad people, but they all smoke too. I’ve tried talking to her but she brushes me offas if I don’t get it. I don’t know what to do. Should I tell her parents? Name supplied

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