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Marijuana Overdoses Kill 37 in Colorado On First Day of Legalization
Osun Defender ^ | 1/03/13 | Bilkis Adams

Posted on 01/03/2014 3:08:25 PM PST by Libloather

DAILY CURRANT – Colorado is reconsidering its decision to legalize recreational pot following the deaths of dozens due to marijuana overdoses.

According to a report in the Rocky Mountain News, 37 people were killed across the state on January 1st, the first day the drug became legal for all adults to purchase. Several more are clinging onto life in local emergency rooms and are not expected to survive.

“It’s complete chaos here,” says Dr. Jack Shepard, chief of surgery at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, “I’ve put five college students in body bags since breakfast and more are arriving every minute.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: bogus; colorado; hoax; legal; libertarians; libtardians; marijuana; medicalmarijuana; nigeria; overdosecolorado; potheads; sastire; satire; scam; toobaditsfake
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Posted by Bilkis Adams on Jan 3 2014. Filed under ANNOUNCEMENT, FEATURE, FOR THE RECORDS, From The Press, Front Page Story, NEWS, World News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

If you can't trust the 6th most visited newspaper website in Nigeria, who can you trust?

1 posted on 01/03/2014 3:08:25 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

I’ve never heard of this. First, is it possible? Second, is it common?


2 posted on 01/03/2014 3:10:31 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Libloather

Reefer madness!


3 posted on 01/03/2014 3:10:52 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: trisham

Satire of course.


4 posted on 01/03/2014 3:11:21 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: Libloather
Here's an interesting comment:

"Cannabis is non-toxic and symbiotic with our biology. We have cannabinoid receptors. Which means for the sheeple that don’t except the truth and believe what they’re told! That our bodies recept cannabinoids. There’s THC in breast milk even if the mother has never been in the same room as cannabis. It promotes healthy eating in new borns."

5 posted on 01/03/2014 3:11:41 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Libloather

The movie “Reefer Madness” just didn’t go far enough in its warnings. :=)


6 posted on 01/03/2014 3:11:55 PM PST by Bob
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To: Libloather
Marijuana Overdoses Kill 37 in Colorado On First Day of Legalization


7 posted on 01/03/2014 3:11:59 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: Libloather

Sounds like the problem sorts itself out then...


8 posted on 01/03/2014 3:12:14 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Libloather

lol


9 posted on 01/03/2014 3:12:18 PM PST by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: Libloather

Marijuana of course does not kill, and even driving high is not that dangerous.

It is though, very habit forming and destructive to many, many people. Anyone below 30 should never ever smoke pot, at least.


10 posted on 01/03/2014 3:12:52 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Why work for a living when you can vote for a living?)
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To: dynachrome

LOL! No kidding? I guess that went completely over my head. :)


11 posted on 01/03/2014 3:13:10 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Libloather

a piece from the Onion???


12 posted on 01/03/2014 3:14:26 PM PST by Nifster
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To: Libloather

“When was the last time you heard of someone overdosing on beer?”

Really. I usually stop after 6-9 beers every day. When you are 60 years old and weigh 125 pounds, the thrill is gone. When you do things in excess, pacing is important.


13 posted on 01/03/2014 3:15:29 PM PST by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: Libloather

Well, that first day I’m sure a lot of “brain cells” bit the dust.


14 posted on 01/03/2014 3:15:34 PM PST by greene66
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To: Libloather

This is hugh and series. There can only be one thing to do as a result of this disaster.

Legalize Marijuana for all Beltway Politicians.


15 posted on 01/03/2014 3:16:02 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Libloather

The only way people in Colorado die from smoking pot is if they fall asleep in the snow and freeze to death.


16 posted on 01/03/2014 3:16:26 PM PST by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: Libloather

It quotes the Rocky Mountain News which has been out of business for seveal years. Obviously this is sastire.


17 posted on 01/03/2014 3:16:35 PM PST by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing Corksucker.)
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To: Libloather
Bob Beckle actually warned about this last night.

He said this new stuff is as powerful as hash.

18 posted on 01/03/2014 3:16:53 PM PST by mware
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To: Libloather
"We told everyone this would happen,” says Peter Swindon, President and CEO of local brewer MolsonCoors, “Marijuana is a deadly hardcore drug that causes addiction and destroys lives".
19 posted on 01/03/2014 3:17:31 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Libloather

Liberals and lefties are self destructing.

Let them toke each other into oblivion.

We conservatives will inherit the Republic.


20 posted on 01/03/2014 3:18:25 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Libloather

You know you’re in trouble when your heart surgeon in Colorado walks into your room and say “Hey dude, like you got any munchies? What? Hahahhaha”


21 posted on 01/03/2014 3:18:26 PM PST by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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To: dynachrome
One of the those victims was 29-year-old Jesse Bruce Pinkman, a former methamphetamine dealer from Albuquerque who had recently moved to Boulder to establish a legal marijuana dispensary.

Pinkman was partying with friends when he suffered several seizures and a massive heart attack which ultimately proved to be fatal. Toxicology reports revealed that marijuana was the only drug present in his system.

“This is just a terrible tragedy,” says his friend Peter, “Jesse was trying to go legit and now this happens? I guess drugs really are as dangerous as they say.”

22 posted on 01/03/2014 3:18:28 PM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

“even driving high is not that dangerous.”

ha ha ha ha


23 posted on 01/03/2014 3:18:30 PM PST by TexasGator
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To: dynachrome
Satire of course.

Ya think?

24 posted on 01/03/2014 3:18:50 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Libloather

There’s a very good reason why they call it ‘dope’.


25 posted on 01/03/2014 3:19:09 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Libloather

Probably from the resultant house fires as they put the frozen pizzas in the oven and then fell asleep.


26 posted on 01/03/2014 3:19:25 PM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Libloather

If you can’t trust the 6th most visited newspaper website in Nigeria, who can you trust?


You will be amazed at the number of FRiends who buy this lock, stock, & bong.


27 posted on 01/03/2014 3:21:04 PM PST by S.O.S121.500 (Destroy the DRMMA.............................(Democrat Republican Mutual Mastrubation Association))
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To: Responsibility2nd

28 posted on 01/03/2014 3:21:10 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: Libloather

Rather high.


29 posted on 01/03/2014 3:22:57 PM PST by Christian1
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To: mware

He said this new stuff is as powerful as hash.

Oh dude, just imagine what the hash is like now!!


30 posted on 01/03/2014 3:23:21 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: RoosterRedux
The only way people in Colorado die from smoking pot is if they fall asleep in the snow and freeze to death.

Stoned morons never get behind the wheel of a car and kill others? They do and it will happen far more frequently with more losers inhaling.

31 posted on 01/03/2014 3:24:02 PM PST by Kazan
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To: Hoodat

Not a good job of satire. Poorly executed


32 posted on 01/03/2014 3:24:18 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: dynachrome
Yes, satire. Pot has never been known to kill anyone unless they smoke and drive and/or include other substances. Although habitual use can decrease ambition and can be a gateway drug on occasion (I've seen it in my youth). But kill someone? Hardly.

While I'm still on the fence about pot legalization, the restrictions against legitimate doctors prescribing it for cancer patients and other ailments is wrong. They can describe every hard-core narcotic that exists, including morphine, but not marijuana?

Doesn't make sense. It can alleviate some symptoms and increase appetite, which certain illnesses benefit from the extra nutrients when a sick person eats, not to mention just feeling better.

33 posted on 01/03/2014 3:25:45 PM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: Bob
The movie “Reefer Madness” just didn’t go far enough in its warnings. :=)

Studies have shown that marijuana triggers a psychosis gene present in one of four people. And, multiple studies link pot to paranoia.

Only idiots can't grasp that more people high on anything diminishes the quality of life for all.

34 posted on 01/03/2014 3:26:06 PM PST by Kazan
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To: TexasGator

As a matter of fact, most pot smokers would tell you they are more aware while driving. My guess is you don’t have much experience in this...?


35 posted on 01/03/2014 3:28:45 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Why work for a living when you can vote for a living?)
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To: Vaquero
Not a good job of satire. Poorly executed

Probably under the influence, LOL

36 posted on 01/03/2014 3:28:46 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
As a matter of fact, most pot smokers would tell you they are more aware while driving. My guess is you don’t have much experience in this...?

If they told you they could fly out a window, would you believe that, too?

Marijuana has been linked to auto fatalities. That's a fact.

37 posted on 01/03/2014 3:31:29 PM PST by Kazan
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To: Libloather

guessing satire


38 posted on 01/03/2014 3:31:55 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: TurboZamboni
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121114083928.htm

A Risk Gene for Cannabis Psychosis

Nov. 14, 2012 — The ability of cannabis to produce psychosis has long been an important public health concern. This concern is growing in importance as there is emerging data that cannabis exposure during adolescence may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia, a serious psychotic disorder. Further, with the advent of medical marijuana, a new group of people with uncertain psychosis risk may be exposed to cannabis.

39 posted on 01/03/2014 3:32:21 PM PST by Kazan
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To: Libloather
This should have a sarc/ tag or idiot source/ tag..
40 posted on 01/03/2014 3:32:36 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: trisham

I’ve only seen a handful of people in the ER for MJ use ( without other drugs or alcohol). usually first timers who get paranoid, and rapid heart rate. Did get one idiot who came in after he tried to inject the MJ into a vein. On any given night we see a dozen or so with alcohol related problems.


41 posted on 01/03/2014 3:35:50 PM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: b4its2late
"Pinkman was partying with friends when he suffered several seizures and a massive heart attack which ultimately proved to be fatal. Toxicology reports revealed that marijuana was the only drug present in his system."

Where is the cause and effect? People drop dead every day from heart attacks.

42 posted on 01/03/2014 3:36:01 PM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: A Navy Vet

Haha, for sure....


43 posted on 01/03/2014 3:37:11 PM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: mware
Bob Beckle actually warned about this last night. He said this new stuff is as powerful as hash.

Tell him to hook me up with his connection.

44 posted on 01/03/2014 3:37:21 PM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Libloather

Dr. Jack Shepherd? Didn’t he die in a plane crash over an island in “Lost”?


45 posted on 01/03/2014 3:37:34 PM PST by liege (America 180)
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To: jeffc

Not unlike alcohol. Nope.


46 posted on 01/03/2014 3:38:51 PM PST by SkyDancer ("How Can People Ask Forgiveness If They Won't Forgive Others?")
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To: Libloather

Darwin strikes again.


47 posted on 01/03/2014 3:39:47 PM PST by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Libloather

The Rocky Mountain News no longer exists. It’s a spoof so silly, the Onion apparently rejected it.


48 posted on 01/03/2014 3:42:22 PM PST by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

” even driving high is not that dangerous.”

A drunk will blow through a stop sign like it’s not there. A man high on pot will stop and wait for it to change.


49 posted on 01/03/2014 3:43:35 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: trisham

It’s a joke.


50 posted on 01/03/2014 3:43:42 PM PST by pacific_waters
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