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#1    seeder

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 04:36 PM

Devout Christian mother-of-three, 31, becomes first woman in Britain to DIE from cannabis poisoning after smoking a joint in bed

    * Gemma Moss had moderate to high levels of the drug in her system
    * It is believed mother-of-three suffered a heart attack triggered by the drug
    * Usually, deaths associated with drug are a result of mixing it with alcohol

http://www.dailymail...l#ixzz2rtsgcZW7


Sad, but why mention she was a devout Christian?

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 04:43 PM

View Postseeder, on 30 January 2014 - 04:36 PM, said:

Sad, but why mention she was a devout Christian?

Good question. Probably to develop sympathy...biased reporting.

[read article]

Ok so she smoked half a joint before bed and died of a heart attack. The biggest anti-pot advocate on the planet would have to agree there are other factors involved here. The article also mentions she was on anti-depressants and other medication, as well as alcohol possibly being involved. The stress alone of being unemployed and so on could very well have weakened her heart along with whatever possible damage may have existed before (she does sound like she liked to party.) Was the cannabis the cause of death? Short answer is "yes". Was it the direct cause of death? That's debatable, imho.

Edit to add-- I love the last comment on that page: "she looks really devout from her pictures." :tsu:

Edited by Dark_Grey, 30 January 2014 - 04:45 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 04:49 PM

So just say NO kids.. Unfortunately I didnt (when younger)  I remember one time I locked the keys in my car when really stoned... took me over an hour to get out..

theres a reason its called dope


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Edited by seeder, 30 January 2014 - 05:13 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 04:51 PM

What a tragedy, but why mention the pot? Why mention her faith?


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Posted 30 January 2014 - 05:02 PM

Being a Christian and smoking pot is a deadly combination.


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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:09 PM

I think it's a crock of you know what. The only way it could happen is if it was laced with something she didn't know about (angel dust, lsd, who knows). The article also mentions she was on anti-depressants and other medication, as well as alcohol possibly being involved. It sounds to me like maybe the coroner was coerced to fudge his or her report to show pot negatively, because maybe the UK doesn't want legalization over there for some reason or other. They see legalization starting in the US and don't want it to happen there. That's just my opinion.  Even if you smoke crappy pot, the worse that can happen is a sore throat and a lot of coughing.


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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:17 PM

God punished her, oh mercy lord! :wacko:

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:17 PM

View PostS.Tx.Rocker, on 30 January 2014 - 06:09 PM, said:

It sounds to me like maybe the coroner was coerced to fudge his or her report to show pot negatively, because maybe the UK doesn't want legalization over there for some reason or other. They see legalization starting in the US and don't want it to happen there.

They paint her as a devout Christian (with pictures of her at the bar?) and then twist the doctor's words to print the answer they want. But guess what: the propaganda doesn't work anymore. People aren't buying this nonsense like they used to. You can't win - cannabis is here to stay.

Lucy Dawe, from the anti-cannabis group Cannabis Skunk Sense, said: 'People who are pro-cannabis will say it won't kill any body but unfortunately it does.
'It is very upsetting because we now have three young people with no mother and the mother probably thought she was doing something perfectly safe.
'Along with death, cannabis can also cause a lot of other problems like psychosis, chronic depression, strokes, and anxiety.
'These effects need to be something that are generally well-known. People think because cannabis is a plant it won't be dangerous but it leads people to a false sense of security.'

lol ok.

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:22 PM

Some folks have died from drinking water... too much anyway

Strange but True: Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill

Earlier this year, a 28-year-old California woman died after competing in a radio station's on-air water-drinking contest. After downing some six liters of water in three hours in the "Hold Your Wee for a Wii" (Nintendo game console) contest, Jennifer Strange vomited, went home with a splitting headache, and died from so-called water intoxication.

http://www.scientifi...water-can-kill/


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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:27 PM

hmmmmm i thought the title was a joke as it would be impossible to die from marijuana, you do get an increased heart rate but an increased heart rate may only be a problem for some one with a dodgy ticker.  it would take like 200 grams smoked in one puff to kill you, costs ten pound a gram, i doubt shes rich enough to make a joint that would be that big.

Edited by Ever Learning, 30 January 2014 - 06:28 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:36 PM

Isn't this just one of those 'what's okay for some isn't okay for others' story? I mean, you have some people who smoke cigarettes like they're a chimney and don't die till they're ninety, then you have others who smoke for a few years and end up with cancer. PEOPLE HAVE VARYING RISK FACTORS?! :o

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:41 PM

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this is false
she died of a heart attack. just because she smoked pot does not mean that is what caused her attack. what a load of agenda loaded crap.
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Posted 30 January 2014 - 06:52 PM

I am sceptical of the findings. A post-mortem examination is not necessarily a full autopsy, which I consider would be necessary to make this claim with any degree of certainty.

I'm not suggesting a full autopsy be performed, only that the fact she smoked half a joint became a convenient scapegoat.

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Posted 30 January 2014 - 07:01 PM

View Postseeder, on 30 January 2014 - 06:22 PM, said:

Some folks have died from drinking water... too much anyway

Strange but True: Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill

Earlier this year, a 28-year-old California woman died after competing in a radio station's on-air water-drinking contest. After downing some six liters of water in three hours in the "Hold Your Wee for a Wii" (Nintendo game console) contest, Jennifer Strange vomited, went home with a splitting headache, and died from so-called water intoxication.

http://www.scientifi...water-can-kill/


I just think if your number is up, then thats it..

Same thing happened to Leah Betts...but it was easier to say Ecstacy killed her (because it was the E that made her thirsty, and lack of knowledge made her keep drinking large amounts in a very short period of time). Not advocating E's, just saying the media never tell the truth and arm people with the right info when it comes to drugs.


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Posted 30 January 2014 - 07:05 PM

View PostSky Scanner, on 30 January 2014 - 07:01 PM, said:

Same thing happened to Leah Betts...but it was easier to say Ecstacy killed her (because it was the E that made her thirsty, and lack of knowledge made her keep drinking large amounts in a very short period of time). Not advocating E's, just saying the media never tell the truth and arm people with the right info when it comes to drugs.

Exactly right. :tu:

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