Serious Black: Let's be generous and say both of these deaths were caused by marijuana. That would make them the first two in recorded history. Compare those deaths to those caused by alcohol or tobacco. Statistically speaking, they both killed over a hundred people yesterday in the US alone. Yet those are completely legal under federal law while marijuana is a Schedule I substance. Where is the logic in that situation?
chadwick1982: Zizzowop: More interesting are the comments on Yahoo:"You know it is so funny that all these dreadlock wearing, bloodshot eyed and smelly marijuana people are using pointless comparisons of "Oh alcohol kills more", "Oh it is not the cause of these two people's death", and other pointless arguments is laughable.Look they are doctors. Doctors go to school for years to be doctors. Doctors don't need to lie because they are going to get paid no matter what. Doctors have a moral code not to lie. If they misdiagnosed something they can get sued and get their medical licenses suspended. Therefore when a doctor said that those marijuana drug burnouts died from smoking that smelly marijuna stuff guess what? They died.So please marijuana burnout people don't change the story so you can have an excuse to smoke that smelly stuff." -smelly marijuana people, because, doctors.Yes, because fraud never happens in medical science... http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/07/12/drug-co m panies-on-scientific-fraud.aspx
khyberkitsune: GnomePaladin: That is some self-important, insufferable shiat right there.Oh? So refusing to violate my legally-bound contract is self-important.
Dinki: Funny thing about all the people touting these anecdotal reports of Pots harmful effects. If you talk about pots beneficial effects, they will scream "But you don't know what is in that weed you bought on the street!! You don't know the percentage of THC or CBD or if it has been mixed with other more dangerous substances!!" Yet they will point to someones past use of pot as if it alone must be the reason for that persons malady.
tbeatty: I suspect most Marijuana smokers either use cigarettes in between tokes or smoke weed at cigarette quantities.
LazyMedia: Checkmate, potheads!
khyberkitsune: Any honest smoker can confirm these effects. My first few times of smoking pot and disrupting my endocannabinoid system, I first A. didn't get high then B. got high as hell and had my heart racing then C. heart raced and I puked then D. All was good.Those effects don't happen any longer, but I see it happen all the time in first/second timers.
MaudlinMutantMollusk: "We assume the deaths of these two young men occurred due to arrhythmias evoked by smoking cannabis," but this assumption does not rule out that the men were predisposed to cardiovascular risks, they wrote.Yep/absolute, iron-clad, proof positive
tbeatty: pute kisses like a man: wait, what?they don't even know if they had any in their system? this is just a guess because some was nearby?Another perfect example of "Correlation is not causation."It's quite clear that while death and marijuana use were correlated but in no way did marijuana cause death.In fact, the real underlying causative event is Darwinism "weeding out" the stupid people which is quite strongly correlated to "dead by 30" and "marijuana user."P.S. Does anyone know a meth or heroin addict that turns down weed? Didn't think so.
F42: Oh yeah, the guy smoked meth and crack, but POT made his heart asplode.That's some credible propaganda, Lou.
dwrash: bmwericus: Possible. And that same night, just in the USA alone...1,205 people died from complications of cigarettes and 219 from booze.GIGO - That is to say, logic can lead to some absurd results as well as relevant and rational ones.No, I don't think I'll be checking into Rehab today. Think I'll get ripped and go play some golf./Pants-Wetters are gonna wet//Absence of proof is not///Proof of absence.I wonder what the results would be if Pot usage was wide spread as cigarettes and booze.Pot is not harmless as some people would say.. it probably has an equivalent in killing cells in your lungs as booze does with killing/enlarging your liver.Which comes down to the fact that our bodies are pretty much geared to handling most things in moderation and excessive usage is never a good thing.So smoke em if you got em... just be smart about it.
Three Crooked Squirrels: Sounds like the study basically concludes "We ruled out other stuff, so it must have been the pot!"Also, they should ban exercise. Have you heard how many people with pre-existing heart conditions die during exercise? And sex! Ban the sex!
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