British Doctor Says Marijuana Caused Death of 23-Year-Old

Pretty amazing. I feel like it's 1937. Here is a British doctor claiming pot caused a young man to die from a brain aneurysm. Even the coroner isn't buying it.
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it dont kill read this

This is true. It was put in to see if you are paying attention. Animal tests have revealed that extremely high doses of cannabinoids are needed to have lethal effect. This has led scientists to conclude that the ratio of the amount of cannabinoids necessary to get a person intoxicated (i.e., stoned) relative to the amount necessary to kill them is 1 to 40,000. In other words, to overdose, you would have to consume 40,000 times as much marijuana as you needed to get stoned. In contrast, the ratio for alcohol varies between 1 to 4 and 1 to 10. It is easy to see how upwards of 5000 people die from alcohol overdoses every year and no one EVER dies of marijuana overdoses.

Rawr!!!

One of the stupidest things you could ever tell a person is that marijuana is more deadly than alcohol. More people die everyday due to alcohol. May it be a drunk driver, alcohol poisoning, or doing something stupid because you are to drunk to control yourself. When you are under the influence of marijuana you are more aware of your surroundings and it is almost impossible to die from smoking to much. When you reach a certain point you are unable to smoke anymore and you pass out. When you do this you have reached your limit and that is it. You do not die or hurt other people. When you are under the influence of alcohol you don't even know what you are doing or what you did. You can consume to much alcohol for your liver to process and get alcohol poisoning and die. Therefore, alcohol is more deadly than marijuana.

Like alcohol which i legal

Like alcohol which i legal if we legalize marijuana more people will use it. No one dies because of marijuana? we'll tell that to the people in South America who are dirt poor dying of starvation while drug lords get filthy rich. Or the policemen who are shot and killed by drug smugglers. you may not die but others do because you supply the demand for the drug. You may not die but i guess if you don't like your short term memory, coordination or other things that's ok. I king of like remembering.

Alcohol...A Strong Case For Marijuana.

First and foremost...spell check.

Second, you have made the perfect argument for marijuana legalization; congratulations.

We will use your comparison for the sake of continuity. Like alcohol during prohibition, criminals get rich and honest men die thanks to marijuana. However, like alcohol, once re-legalized (marijuana was previously a legal substance in America, after all), marijuana would simply be a commodity.

The reason there are drug lords is the same reason cops get shot by drug smugglers. Pot is illegal. If pot were legal and therefor regulated by the government, there would be no drug lords or drug smugglers. Drug lords become drug lords because they have control over a small supply of something that is in high demand. If you could go to the corner store and buy a dime bag grown and packaged by an American company, there would be no lord nor smuggler. In fact, it would be a benefit to our economy instead of a transfer of American funds to foreign drug cartel.

Cops would not be shot by drug dealers because drugs would be sold in stores. That argument now becomes refuted.

I have smoked marijuana and feel comfortable saying that the motor skills and functions which you question are, concerning me alone, in full working order.

Real reason why marijuana is dangerous...

I understand your point of view. Drug dealers do cause a lot of violence and prohibition means the police have to go after these criminals causing even more violence. I believe this is not directly attributed to the use of marijuana, but due to its prohibition. We have given marijuana to drug dealers everywhere, instead of regulating it the way alcohol once was.

Although in the US, annual statistics have shown while 0 people died from marijuana use…
-365,000 deaths attributed to poor diet and physical activity
-85,000 people died annually from alcohol
- 32,000 people a year died from adverse reactions to prescription drugs
-7,600 deaths attributed to anti inflammatory drugs like aspirin.

That’s not almost as bad as tobacco. 435,000 deaths attributed annually from tobacco which receives government subsidies – the same government fighting for prohibition of cannabis is keeping tobacco very much available.

MARIJUANA KILLS, TELL YOUR

MARIJUANA KILLS, TELL YOUR CHILDREN!

Pot kills, tell your children

But the government told me that pot kills. I even saw a very informative comparison of a druged out brain vs. a normal brain. The brain was frying, and the government said "this is your brain on drugs". I'm inclined to believe that pot kills, because the government said it. And after all if you can't trust the politicians, lobbyists, and corporations, who can you trust?
P.S. I don't care what scientest say either, since there nothing but demons sent out to lead us away from the literal word of god. The earth is 10,000 years old, and if you believe different your a heritic.

WOW SO NON-CHRISTIAN!!!!!!

are you seriously going to say that you actually believe politicians, or fucking corporations OR THE GOVERNMENT!?!? do you know how many things they tell us that arent true???????????????????????????????????????? you are the dumbest most naive person ive ever seen leave a comment!!!1 sure i believe in god but i dont go around saying the earth is 10,000 years old omg what the hell? how the hell would you explain carbon dating? ya thats right that shit is real. try it out dumbass. pot is incredible and GUESS WHAT GENIUS GOD PUT THAT SHIT ON EARTH!!!! ITS FUCKING NATURAL!!!!!! ITS A FUCKING PLANT!!!!!! put that in your crack pipe and smoke it. i have much more respect for the person right above me because they state their opinion but they dont attack other people and they are nice about it but you closed minded fuck you need to either shut up and be NICE or truly find jesus! i love God and that stuff and i love everyone but i cant stand the hypocritical people that call themselves christians and all they do is attack other people and judge. oh ya thats totally what jesus did all his life is call people demons and stuff. how can you believe politicians?!?!?!? they are the most hypocritical christians ever!!!!!! all they care about is money and alcohol. there are only a hand few of moral politicians. sorry about all the cussing but i just cant stand when people are so closed minded and so judgemental.

P.S. alchohol is WAY more dangerous than marijuana and so is every man made drug. marijuana makes people happy and it makes them love and it makes them a little hungry oh boy some one shoot them for being happy!!!!!!!! god put THC in marijuana for a reason and he gave us the inteligence to realise we can smoke it so ya lighten up dude or lady whatever you are and go to a real church that teaches actual love

RIGHT ON!!!

Dude i totally agree that god put marijuana on the earth for a reason, and did you know you can use marijuana to make allmost anything? yeah it can be used for paper, fabrics, oil and fuel, food, and it is the best medicine! yeah and the government is so fucked up you cant beleive everything they tell you. and the only reason marijuana is truly illegal is so that it cant be used to make paper and all those good things just so big companies wont go out of buisness.

haha thanks

thanks bro lmao. god my friend just told me today that he is doing better in school because of pot. HOW WRONG IS THAT????? haha

humans, hes joking

good luck with your sence of humor.

hey, i thought it was funny.

hey, i thought it was funny.

LOLOLOLOLOL

Yah and the goverment says we won the war in iraq u believe them. Were bringing troops home u believe them. The goverment lies every fucking time they speak. Also they probably added their own chemicals thats why u dont smoke goverment shit.

sarcasm, wit and chatter

i believe this is known as sarcasm.

to those who replied...simply because you smoke pot does not mean it doesn't kill. while i know that it is not fatal, your arguments make you look ignorant. if you have smoked cigarettes for 37 years and aren't dead, it doesn't make them unable to kill.

i live in san francisco and see plenty of homeless people everyday who smoke pot. invalid argument.

the point is, weed is fine, i happen to like it. unfortunately, living out a terrible cliche, as some of you appear to be doing, only serve to make all pot users out to be uneducated and ill informed.

as for spelling...use spell check for the love of god.

what the fuck r u talking about

i've smoke weed every day all day ever since i was 8 and trust me i sure is the hell am not stupid i've already graduated from high school when i was 14 and i'm already in my 3rd year in colledge so ur all trippin

400,000+ people die a year

400,000+ people die a year from cigarettes.

0 people die a year from marijuana.
FACT.

http://www.drugpolicy.org/marijuana/factsmyths/ Go to this website it states the top five myths about marijuana
Marijuana Can Cause Permanent Mental Illness
Marijuana Is Highly Addictive
Marijuana Is More Potent Today Than In The Past
Marijuana Offenses Are Not Severely Punished
Marijuana Is More Damaging to the Lungs Than Tobacco

Obviously smoke going into your lungs isn't good for your body, but tobacco is legal and we all know the dangers of tobacco.

There has never been real evidence that pot has killed anyone.Ever. Ask anyone that has ever used marijuana, it's effects are pleasurable and there are little to no dangers. To overdose marijuana a person would have to consume 40,000 times the amount of weed it takes to get stoned. Other studies show that it takes 1,500 lbs of marijuana consumed in 15 minutes to kill a person. So ask yourself, would you rather you're kids drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes. I mean, the government says its ok. Is it really wrong for a person to feel good sometimes.

With all of the money our government uses to stop people from using marijuana they could put solar panels on all of our houses, and actually do something to help humanity. People will always smoke pot no matter how much of OUR money they throw at the problem.

Its not cool to sound dumb

like anyone thats not ten is going to listen to what you say if your saying f**k ok try to sound smart i know its hard if your a pot head but whatever for two years i was a pot head i acted dumb i had for and i dropped out of school my mom smokes pot and has always i understand that its not as bad as a billion other things but it is bad i also quit my job and my mom has never had a job she jumbed form guy to guy to support us she is lazy i cant trust her she loves me verry much and has always been nice now all my my cool swearing pothead friends dropped out and there tweakers or losers i see bad things come from it really i do a teacher from my old school in flagstaff AZ mems was high and ran a guy over dragged his down the road and did not stop untill he got home look it up i dont know if the guy died who knows if it was because he was SUI but still ill tell you i see it messing up alot of peoples lives im only 19 1/2 years old i wish life could be better and by me saying this that some one can save a life i wish i got good grades im smart i wish i could have a good job and make tons of money i know that most of you are just going to say im stupid well im not i was. because all drugs are stupid. but say what you want im sorry i dont want to be mean i bet if i said this to some of your faces that you would just understand what i went through. but what your going through may be the same. more then likely your young and and you are just going through deniel. i know its fun its great and some times it helps things and its not so bad but its still bad sorry but this is the way i feel.

its only a plant..

I see nothing at all wrong with it. god made it.
it wasnt man made like all the other drugs on this earth.
and i think that everyone should try it before they start saying that it is horrible! because its not. it doesnt harm you and i dont believe that it kills your brain cells or anything.
i think since i have started smoking marijuana i have became alot more intelligant, happier, and i have done alot better in school. if i get high before school then it honestly makes me want to go to school and learn and get an education. it makes me think about things in a different way, it makes me look at people that throw there life away and it makes me think that i dont want to live like that i want to get a good job, make money, have kids, get married, and have a great life. i dont believe half the things the government says because they have been making up things for years to make money and other things. go ahead and think what you want about this plant but i wouldn't go around talking about it until you have tried it.

It's only a plant

Haha, you sound like me, I am exactly the same and have more or less said the same exact thing many times.

even schwarzennegger smoked

even schwarzennegger smoked bud just legalize it already

ganga4/20

smoke pot
its good for the mind and soul X] !!

and it brings people together
ALL HAIL CANNABIS
and in about 1000 years Bob marley is going to be a religion. hes my god!

hell yes

bob marley is an absolutley amazing man! im gonna start a religiion RIGHT NOW! haha

um hello

in case u didn't notice, bob marley was trying to influence people with the rastafari religion. yes, it's a religion. if u choose to believe, then u would follow all that goes along. u would eat the ital diet, which consists of absolutely no animal product (other than small fish-- IF you choose to believe that the bible promotes it), and everything eaten would be raw and unprocessed; unpackaged. "raw vegan" for the most part. marijuana is considered for religious use. NO OTHER STIMULANT IS TO BE USED. this includes all other drugs, alcohol, tobacco, supplements and medicines. so next time your doctor prescribes something, tell him it's against your religion. unless of course it's pure, organic weed-- not in pill form. sound crazy? maybe. so do a lot of religions. and for anyone to create a religion directly out of bob marley would be seen in his own eyes as terribly missing the point. that being said, i think bob marley is an incredible artist, and i eat mostly vegan. but i still don't choose to follow the religion, and i haven't smoked weed in years out of personal preference.

pot does not kill

those of you who think pot kills you are fuckin stupid, all it does is causes long term memory lost, being unbalanced, you smile alot, and you get the munchies
and there have been a total study that 1.15 people a year die from pot and most of the time they just say that because you were under the influence of pot and plus you would pass out before you would actually die form smoking

SO ALL OF YOU PEOPLE WHO DONT SMOKE ROLL UP A JOINT SMOKE IT AND THEN TELL ME WHATS SO BAD ABOUT IT?

GRRRRR!!!!!!!

all u anti-weed freaks are stupid and ignorant...sorry to break this to ya. weed is a plant. that has not been altered in any way. do u take headache medicine??? their all WAY worse that pot. then people say "heroin and cocaine are made from plants"...key words... MADE FROM.

to all u stoners. we need to get organized and have petitions... we CAN get it legalized... look at denver county

HELL YA!!!!

DENVER IS AN AMAZING PLACE!!!!! i love it here!!! however boulder is the true stonerville in colorado though just look at CU haha we are so close to having it legalized everywhere!!! we just need to share the facts!!!!!!

A quote from young buck:

One of my favorite quotes from a young buck song,

"If God made pot, and man made beer, then who the fuck you people trusting up in here."

Now, pot is only illegal in the U.S because if it was legalized it would appeartly mess up the economy. They fucked up from the start, if pot was legal half the gang violence and shit that goes on wouldn't even exist. We could all just sit back, roll a blunt, joint, pack a pipe, load a bong, or whatever it is you use, sit back and enjoy life. To all you people who actually beleive in religion, THIS would be heaven.

LEGALIZE IT

Dr. Kurts Review

Marijuana smokers who use tobacco often never develop lung cancer because of the positive effects from the smoke that releases tars. Tobacco smoke scars lungs with tar and marijuana smoke always breaks up without leaving any damage with only good results. Its even known to be a great asthma treatment.

Dr. Kurts

No Reason

There is no reason to argue about it.The lies about cannabis will get worse and worse.It should not be legal anyway.If you want it legal,look at what will happen.Most likely the government will only allow they're cannabis to be sold,and it will be of inferior quality.And I wouldn't put it past them to poison it and then point and say,"Look at all these people dying and losing they're sanity."If you look into it,the Canadian grown cannabis grown by they're government was making people sick and they found lead in it.So let's keep it illegal and good.

Say What?

Who came up with that so called fact that it can cause mental illness? LMFAO. Smoking marijuana is an excellent treatment for depression and some mood disorders. Are we also forgetting the other medical purposes that it is used for? Yes it is a plant, all natural, an herb, therefore we can by rights use it for religious purposes as well if you follow the right religion. I have seen many good points in these comments: Alcohol is legal yet people forget what they are doing when using it(blackouts), and it is a leading cause of death. (Yet they do it) Cigarettes are also a leading cause of death, yet we do it. Hmmm. Some of us are not afraid to die, are we. So why would we be afraid of a little harmless herb placed here by the God who says "Fear Not" over 60 times in the Bible. Probably because it does more good for than it does harm. It's just one more attempt by our government to control our actions and take away our rights. Why is it there are so many other countries that allow marijuana use yet we are so suppose to be a free country?

IGNORANCE!!!!!!

wow, such ignorance with new young potheads. i was a pothead in my day(still occasionly toke) and i used to think the same things as you guys like "oh God put it on earth blah blah blah" "it makes me do better in school blah blah blah". God put plants on earth that are poisonous and kill humans. Plants from which cocaine derives, heroine, and other opiates. Marijuana is like another drug, you do it to feel good and relieve yourself, Just because its a plant doesnt mean its some "divine" drug sent by god. Marijuana is simply a drug that causes a level of intoxication just like any other. The reason that you all are saying marijuana is so "good" is because you are addicted to it. Marijuana has a sort of "voice of its own" inside your head. it makes you think that it is the best thing ever and everybody should be doing it. Get rid of the addiction and weed doesnt even smell good like it used to. your thinking will change and you will wonder why you did so much just to smoke stupid plant. Trust me im pretty sure i can say ive experienced more in the weed game than any of yal have!!!!!!!!

To the person above me

Oh really because I would like to hear about all your experience. I've done everything from growing to blasting dabs and I can tell you right now for a fact sir, that Marijuana is something cocaine and heroine will never be: Preventative Medicine. and while I believe marijuana to be slightly addicting, anyone that knows anything about addiction knows you can get addicted to eating fucking chocolate cake if you tried hard enough. Ohh and a few things to wrap up, cocoa leaves and poppys require INSANE amounts of supplementary chemicals and laboratory processes to derive cocaine and heroine from...in other words, they WERENT put on this earth like that. As the days go by, more and more conditions seem to have positive results being treated by medical marijuana, more specifically cbd, thc, and even cbn. Cancer, lung disease, hypertension, fibromyalgia, are just a few. So maybe you should educate yourself and get some perspective before you assume that your experience and opinion is that of an entire planets. *mike drop*

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