ReapTheChaos: Got a migraine headache? You're impaired, that's an arrestable offence.
martid4: I wish hallucinogenics were sold over the counter./just saying
Bored Horde: ReapTheChaos: Bored Horde: ReapTheChaos: This has to be the stupidest shiat I've seen in a while, what's next?Didn't get a good night sleep? You're impaired, that's an arrestable offence.Ate some bad Chinese food and you feel like puking? You're impaired, that's an arrestable offence.Got a migraine headache? You're impaired, that's an arrestable offence.Bad allergies and your eyes are watering? You're impaired, that's an arrestable offence.Where the fark would something like this end?"These over-the-counter medicines have cautions that say this may cause drowsiness and that you should not be driving," said Rep. Gary Azarian"Most of those warning are simply there for legal reasons, just because 1 in 10,000 users reported drowsiness doesn't mean the medication isn't safe for use.If your ability to drive is impaired by tiredness, illness, or injury, you are in fact impaired. You're endangering other people. You deserve the charge because you've broken the law.So you've never driven to work with a hangover, cold, flu or after not getting enough sleep the night before? Right...My point is, we're heading down a slippery slope if we start categorizing this sort of thing under driving while impaired. I'm fine with some moron who drank two bottles of cough syrup to get high, but by going after your average person using the medication as directed we will be putting a huge group of people into that category.If you fail the road-side impairment test, you shouldn't be driving. Simple as that.
Lord Farkwad: GBB: St_Francis_P: If you're getting a buzz from ibuprofen, maybe you shouldn't take it. that ain't ibuprofen.Three 200mg ibuprofen tabs and one of these helps the pain go away.[s7.postimage.org image 640x458]
Amos Quito: pla: Amos Quito : Well, to be fair, ibuprofen often causes unexpected stomach bleedingErm, no. No, it does not.It causes entirely predictable stomach bleeding after taking high doses of it for a long time. As in months or years.You should have read my link:"Results of a small, retrospective analysis published today in the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology show that significant GI bleeding can be observed as early as three days after starting an ibuprofen regimen in otherwise healthy people--giving credence to the belief that high doses of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), no matter the safety profile, are likely to cause gastrointestinal bleeding that can be harmful to the digestive system."My comment was intended to be a joke on New Hampshire's latest knee-jerk anti-drug spasms.The stomach bleeds from NSAIDS, however, are no joke. The cause an astounding number of deaths and injuries every year.
SwiftFox: I'm pretty sure if you know, or should know, that if you're really impaired by a case of the flu or something, that you come under this too. In which case ibuprofen would probably make you less impaired with pain and fever.
GBB: St_Francis_P: If you're getting a buzz from ibuprofen, maybe you shouldn't take it. that ain't ibuprofen.
Nickninja: "Even if you pass a sobriety test," Stevens said, "if your eyes look red and you say you have a cold and you took NyQuil or Sudafed, you can be arrested for that."If I visit someone who has cats and don't take my Claritin-D (which contains pseudoephedrine) I am not safe to drive at all. What with the barely being able to open my eyes due to itchiness. The law needs to be written more carefully than that.
Nothing To See Here: Is " ibuprofen " a new Apple product?I'm off to stand in line . . . .
Indolent: Guess which state has found a new means of generating revenue?
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