AUMA is an elaborate, page initiative which writes hundreds of new provisions and regulations into state law. Its basic thrust is to: Licenses for medical and adult-use would be distinct, but managed by the same agency in the Department of Consumer Affairs the legislature and agency may move to consolidate these two systems if AUMA passes. Due to its extraordinary length and complexity, AUMA contains a number of glitches and inconsistencies that will have to be ironed out by the courts or the legislature.
To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video.
Most studies [to date have been] cross-sectional or rely on self-reported health. And, if you just ask people how they are, pot smokers may be like: And, cannabis use was associated with—just gum disease.
Is it possible that cannabis users are just living healthier-than-average lifestyles to counteract the effects of the drug?
Like eating more fruits and vegetables, or maybe drinking less alcohol? So, maybe marijuana is just not that bad. Heroin may increase your risk of dying, cocaine use may increase your risk of dying; but no association was found between mortality and marijuana.
Now, they did just follow these folks until age But, back then, these men were in their 30s, like in that other study. But, wait a second. Cocaine kills thousands of Americans every year, alcohol kills tens of thousands, and tobacco breaks the graph, wiping out hundreds of thousands of people in the U.
Does that mean you could smoke like 40, joints without OD-ing? No; you may be able to smoke 2 million joints before a lethal overdose. Every year, cannabis is estimated to result in two million years of healthy life lost due to disability.
Now, this is tiny, compared to million or so years attributed to alcohol or tobacco, but still results in a lot of pain and suffering. But, what about our gum disease study?
I thought the only physical health problems were dental in nature.Stigma aside, are you aware of the substantial research showing medical marijuana to be a very effective medicine?
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Medical Marijuana - Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option? Gun Control - Should More Gun Control Laws Be Enacted? Animal Testing - Should Animals Be Used for Scientific or Commercial Testing? Death Penalty - Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?
Recreational Marijuana - Should Recreational Marijuana Be Legal? School Uniforms - Should Students Have to Wear School Uniforms? Eight states have legalized recreational marijuana use in the United States. They are Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
Washington, D.C., also allows the recreational use of marijuana. They are among 30 states that allow the use of marijuana in. Eight states have legalized recreational marijuana use in the United States. They are Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
Washington, D.C., also allows the recreational use of marijuana. I've read lots of comments against AUMA in reply to every posting about it I run across in any medium. Vote no on AUMA!
they say. Because AUMA has things in it they don't like, and there's another one (whichever one of several is the author's favorite, I can't keep the acronyms straight in my head) that is better, and we should vote for that instead.
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