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View Poll Results: Are marijuana users criminals in your opinion?
Yes 61 26.07%
No 166 70.94%
Undecided 7 2.99%
Voters: 234. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-29-2013, 10:28 AM
 
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It causes mental phsychosis, and in that state of mind, people can do horrible things including murder and suicide, and yes, even cannibalizing other people alive.
Huh? Uh, I think you're thinking of bath salts.
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:32 AM
 
Location: A great city, by a Great Lake!
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He smoked for the "old times sakes", and maybe he did not realize today's pot is not the same as the 1980s stuff. Either way, this kind of thing could happen to anyone when pot appears of the shelves of the local Publix or Groger. They buy some, smoke it, and fall into deep phsychosis and do something they would never do sober.

Did I mention marijuana is also known to trigger hear attacks, and sever arrythmia?

Yes, and so can caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and eating too much fatty foods. Let's not forget people can get psychotic from alcohol abuse, as well as opiates, cocaine, meth, bath salts... ect...
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:32 AM
 
Location: NW Arkansas
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It causes mental phsychosis, and in that state of mind, people can do horrible things including murder and suicide, and yes, even cannibalizing other people alive.
No. It doesn't. There is not a single study that shows that marijuana causes psychosis.
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:39 AM
 
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The face eater most likely smoked pot from a genetically modified corn cob pipe.
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:58 AM
 
Location: The Cascade Foothills
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Quite obviously he was still under the marijuana phsychosis since he ate the other guys face. We DO KNOW what he had in his system because of the toxicology report. It was pot, only pot, and nothing but pot.
Whaaaat? Are you saying he had pot-induced munchies?

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A friend of mine once smoked some pot, and ended up wandering around the streets of Miami in his underwear. He had no idea why he had left the hotel in his underwear. Later he said it was an exremely scary experience.
Yeah, I'd bet dollars to donuts that, if the story is true and happened exactly the way you posted it, that the pot he smoked was laced with something else.

I had that happen to me some years ago - smoked a joint that was, unbeknown to me, most likely laced with PCP (the guy I smoked it with raised, trained, and showed horses). I had hallucinations for the rest of the night and there was no way that was from pot - even very, very good pot. Very uncool to do that to someone without their knowledge.
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:01 AM
 
Location: Florida
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cite some studies to back up your claim and misspellings.
I listed several dozen studies earlier on.
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Northern CA
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We should all be much more concerned with the affects of the legal drugs being marketed to the vulnerable.

Although, each new psychiatric drug is heralded as a "safe" wonder drug, they all have severe harmful side effects, including addiction, and withdrawal symptoms, among others.
Psychiatric drugs obtain their results by causing brain dysfunction. Think about that! The way psychiatric drugs obtain results is to cause brain dysfunction. Not withstanding, without the production of brain dysfunction, the use of psychiatric drugs or other physical interventions tends to reinforce the doctor's role as an authority and the person's role as a helpless sick person. The person is indoctrinated with the belief that he or she has a "disease," that the doctor has a "treatment," and that the person must "listen to the doctor" in order to "get well again." Thus, learned helplessness and submissiveness is then vastly amplified by the brain damage. The person becomes more dutiful to the doctor and to the demoralizing principles of biopsychiatry. Denial and compliance becomes a way of life, anchored in place by brain damage.

Major tranquilizers (Neuroleptics)--Haldol, Prolixin, Thorazine, Mellaril, and other antipsychotic drugs create a very similar effect to a lobotomy (brain surgery) by disrupting frontal lobe nerve activity. Psychiatrists grossly neglect to point out the potential harm of psychiatric drugs to their patients, such as tardive dyskinesia, tardive dementia, general dulling of awareness, emotional numbing, difficulty in thinking, poor concentration, nightmares, depression, despair, sexual dysfunction and cognitive dysfunction. Side effects, depending on the drug and dosages, often cause side effects which are permanent with no known cure.
Minor tranquilizers (Benzodiazepines) can cause lethargy, light headedness, confusion, nervousness, sexual problems, hallucinations, nightmares, severe depression, extreme restlessness, insomnia, nausea and muscle tremors. Epileptic seizures and death have resulted from suddenly stopping the use of minor tranquilizers.
Sedative-Hypnotics frequently cause all the above side effects as well as a hangover effect, apparent drunken state, lack of coordination (ataxia), and skin rash.

Anti-Depressants (tricyclics) can cause sedation, drowsiness, lethargy, difficulty thinking, confusion, poor concentration, memory problems, nightmares, panic feelings, and extreme restlessness; delusions, suicidal thoughts, manic reactions, delirium, seizures, fever, lowered white blood cell count (with risks of infection), liver damage, heart attacks and strokes.

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) can cause headache, nausea, anxiety and agitation, insomnia and bizarre dreams, loss of appetite, impotence, confusion and alcathisia. It is estimated that between 10 and 25 percent of SSRI users experience akathisia, often in conjunction with suicidal thoughts, hostility and violent behavior.


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Old 05-29-2013, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Yes, and so can caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and eating too much fatty foods. Let's not forget people can get psychotic from alcohol abuse, as well as opiates, cocaine, meth, bath salts... ect...
A racing heart is a very common side effect of pot, where most users have experienced it. That, combined with the other typical side effect, paranoia, causes users to call the ambulance to take them to the hospital because of fear of dying.

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The patient was started on amlodipine tablets 10 mg once daily and her blood pressure improved to 159/107 mmHg. Whilst in hospital, she smoked cannabis, and approximately 20–30 minutes later she developed palpitations, chest pain, and shortness of breath. Her blood pressure was found to be elevated at 233/120 mmHg with a pulse rate of 150 beats per minute. An ECG showed a narrow complex tachycardia, which was confirmed as typical atrial flutter with 2:1 atrioventricular block, following the administration of intravenous adenosine. The cardiac rhythm shortly degenerated into atrial fibrillation at a rate of 146 beats/minute. She was treated with intravenous flecanide to relieve significant discomfort and sinus rhythm was promptly restored. Cardiac troponin at 12 hours was normal. Urine toxicology was positive for cannabis but no other recreational drugs were detected
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:33 AM
 
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Can you cite studies that indicate that marijuana causes cannibalism
I need to re-watch Reefer Madness to see if they included that little tidbit.

"Parents of America! Is your youngest child missing? Is his older brother acting oddly? Is he telling you he's not hungry? If so, we urge you to check his room for marijuana. And for pieces of bone. What you don't know is that the killer drug called marijuana is causing rampant cannibalism among America's youth. We must stop this scourge before it's too late.

"Today your youngest. Tomorrow...... you.

"You have been warned."

Tomorrow's episode. "Why marijuana will turn your remaining children into commies."
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:34 AM
 
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A racing heart is a very common side effect of pot, where most users have experienced it. That, combined with the other typical side effect, paranoia, causes users to call the ambulance to take them to the hospital because of fear of dying.
Lol. The first couple times I tried pot, yeah, those symptoms were present. However, I am still here today to talk about - who would've thunk it?

So call the whaambulance, buddy.
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