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Aphex

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« on: September 15, 2004 12:34 pm CDT »
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accidental death:

10. Machinery
Deaths per year: 350
9.Medical & Surgical Complications and Misadventures
Deaths per year: 500
8. Poisoning by gases
Deaths per year: 700
7. Firearms
Deaths per year: 1,500
6. Suffocation
Deaths per year: 3,300
5. Fires and burns
Deaths per year: 3,700
4. Drowning
Deaths per year: 4,000
3. Poisoning by solids and liquids
Deaths per year: 8,600
2. Falls
Deaths per year: 14,900
1. Motor vehicle crashes
Deaths per year: 43,200

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 Doctors Are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

Cause 250,000 Deaths Every Year

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Tobacco 435,000
Poor Diet and Physical Inactivity 400,000
Alcohol 85,000 / 101,653
Microbial Agents 75,000
Toxic Agents 55,000
Motor Vehicle Crashes 43,000 / 26,347
Adverse Reactions to Prescription Drugs 32,000
Suicide 30,622
Incidents Involving Firearms 29,000
Homicide 20,308
Sexual Behaviors 20,000
All Illicit Drug Use, Direct and Indirect 17,0001
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Such As Aspirin 7,600
Marijuana 0
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« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2004 01:26 pm CDT »
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Marijuana 0


I think that was thrown in there =)

Besides... You can't prove it causes deaths. THat doesn't mean it doesn't

No I'm not some asshat that is trying to get on people's backs for drugs.

I'm just pointing out facts.
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2004 01:54 pm CDT »
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Marijuana 0

I think that was thrown in there =)

Besides... You can't prove it causes deaths. THat doesn't mean it doesn't

No I'm not some asshat that is trying to get on people's backs for drugs.

I'm just pointing out facts.




actually it's true. but thanks for thinking I made it up ;)
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« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2004 01:56 pm CDT »
What about the people that die as a result of driving under the influence of Marijuana? Or the people hit by people under the influence? Etc, etc, etc.
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2004 01:57 pm CDT »
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What about the people that die as a result of driving under the influence of Marijuana? Or the people hit by people under the influence? Etc, etc, etc.



It's deaths from marijuana alone.  Just like people who die from alcohol. There has never been a case of someone dying from marijuana alone.
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« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2004 03:13 pm CDT »
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What about the people that die as a result of driving under the influence of Marijuana? Or the people hit by people under the influence? Etc, etc, etc.


It's deaths from marijuana alone.  Just like people who die from alcohol. There has never been a case of someone dying from marijuana alone.


Probably has.
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« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2004 03:17 pm CDT »
That's like saying "GUNS DONT KILL PEOPLE, BLEEDING TO DEATH DOES!!!!!!!!"
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« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2004 03:30 pm CDT »
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That's like saying "GUNS DONT KILL PEOPLE, BLEEDING TO DEATH DOES!!!!!!!!"


No actually it's not. but ok.
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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2004 03:51 pm CDT »
Someone who smokes cigarettes for 30 years and smokes pot maybe once a week in the same amount of years.

This person dies of lung cancer.

What caused it? The Cigs or the pot?

Fact: It can't be proven that the pot caused it so the cigs are blames.
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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2004 04:01 pm CDT »
Im saying that it's never been proven that someone has died from smoking pot.
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« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2004 04:05 pm CDT »
It's deaths from marijuana alone.  Just like people who die from alcohol. There has never been a case of someone dying from marijuana alone.[/quote]

People die from alcohol, it is called alcohol poisioning.
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« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2004 04:07 pm CDT »
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It's deaths from marijuana alone.  Just like people who die from alcohol. There has never been a case of someone dying from marijuana alone.

People die from alcohol, it is called alcohol poisioning.[/quote]

yeah that's what I meant. I worded it wrong...I meant to say it's not like people who die from alcohol. I know alcohol kills, it's taken several of my family members.
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« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2004 08:13 pm CDT »
People having alot of problems with quotes in this thread heh. (you guys must be stoned)

Im not tryign to jump into a debate or nothing, but i think it goes to show that if people are dying from marijuana, its such a small percentage of people that its never been enough to prove it.

I don't agree to the idea that pot does NO damage, but its been proven that when compared, there are foods from fast food restuarants that can be worse for you, and lead to far worse medical and health side effects.
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« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2004 08:22 pm CDT »
People don't die from cigarettes... they die from lung cancer caused by smoking cigarettes.

What Ozzy was illustrating is that if you smoked pot for XX years you could still get lung cander and die, however, most people who smoke pot often also smoke Cig's.  SO what OZzy is saying is that even though they may smoke cigs as well as pot, the pot may increase the speed at which they get lung cancer, and since they smoke cig's it's blamed onthe sig's rather than the pot.  Also, if you smoked pot as much as some people smoke cig's I am pretty confident you'd get lung cancer as well.

However, my grandmother was smoking 2 packs of slim-longs every day for about 15 years, and has been smoking since the 40/50's (? not certain when she started) and she does not have lung cancer and has not been placed under watch for it because her lungs are still i reasonably good (though still old) health.  SO one could say that if she smoked pot as well that she may have lung cancer by now.

ANyway... uhh... I agree with Ozzy; Pot can kill you if you smoke it too much, it has just never been proven in anything more than lab animals.
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« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2004 09:22 pm CDT »
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People don't die from cigarettes... they die from lung cancer caused by smoking cigarettes.

What Ozzy was illustrating is that if you smoked pot for XX years you could still get lung cander and die, however, most people who smoke pot often also smoke Cig's.  SO what OZzy is saying is that even though they may smoke cigs as well as pot, the pot may increase the speed at which they get lung cancer, and since they smoke cig's it's blamed onthe sig's rather than the pot.  Also, if you smoked pot as much as some people smoke cig's I am pretty confident you'd get lung cancer as well.

However, my grandmother was smoking 2 packs of slim-longs every day for about 15 years, and has been smoking since the 40/50's (? not certain when she started) and she does not have lung cancer and has not been placed under watch for it because her lungs are still i reasonably good (though still old) health.  SO one could say that if she smoked pot as well that she may have lung cancer by now.

ANyway... uhh... I agree with Ozzy; Pot can kill you if you smoke it too much, it has just never been proven in anything more than lab animals.


Not everyone that smokes gets lung cancer. Just like not everyone who lays in the sun  gets skin cancer.
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