College kids are smoking more weed in legal states — but binge drinking less

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Post by FreakShowFanatic » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:01 pm

How does that work for you? I've heard for years that smoking weed is less harmful for you than drinking, and that certainly violent offenses happen more often from people under the influence of alcohol as opposed to marijuana. Just ask our resident expert here AllWhiteMeat...

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Post by Flumper » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:10 pm

how can we make the laziest work force ever created even worse? oh, how about we let them start smoking weed.

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Post by B-Tender » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:17 pm

People getting high doesn't have nearly the same detrimental effect on those around them as people who get drunk. For the record I am a drinker and not a smoker.

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Post by FreakShowFanatic » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:29 pm

Flumper wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:10 pm
how can we make the laziest work force ever created even worse? oh, how about we let them start smoking weed.
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Post by WestTexasCrude » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:41 pm

B-Tender wrote:
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People getting high doesn't have nearly the same detrimental effect on those around them as people who get drunk. For the record I am a drinker and not a smoker.
Agreed, but I think most people who advocate legal weed miss one point that I think is crucial to the future. It's actually only critical in the pre-teen and teen years. BTW- back in High school. i drank but also smoked weed, so some experience. Sure, alcohol has a major detrimental effect, but it never killed your desire to succeed. Like a daily diversion. Weed on the other hand, at least for me was a killer for any desire to succeed on a daily, weekly monthly level. I think that's what Flumper is mentioning. Gave it up until I got older. Both drugs, both totally different in at least growing up humans. I hope that made sense.
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Post by FreakShowFanatic » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:01 pm

WestTexasCrude wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:41 pm
B-Tender wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:17 pm
People getting high doesn't have nearly the same detrimental effect on those around them as people who get drunk. For the record I am a drinker and not a smoker.
Agreed, but I think most people who advocate legal weed miss one point that I think is crucial to the future. It's actually only critical in the pre-teen and teen years. BTW- back in High school. i drank but also smoked weed, so some experience. Sure, alcohol has a major detrimental effect, but it never killed your desire to succeed. Like a daily diversion. Weed on the other hand, at least for me was a killer for any desire to succeed on a daily, weekly monthly level. I think that's what Flumper is mentioning. Gave it up until I got older. Both drugs, both totally different in at least growing up humans. I hope that made sense.
I know I clown here but I agree with what you said. Weed makes you lazy. When I was a sophomore in highschool I got a huge crush on this italian girl with an awesome body that happened to be a champion at cross country track. We started dating and hit it off well but she was the first one that turned me on to weed.

Long story short I got the worse grades in my life and got so lazy smoking that weed that I started failing every class 'cause I couldn't be bothered to listen or do any homework.

Fortunately, as soon as we broke up my grades went up after I didn't touch weed for years and I graduated from my College magna cum laude. I still drank on occasion but never touched weed.

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Post by B-Tender » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:17 am

You think people are lazy because of weed. Americans are lazy in general, me especially. We are a wealthy country, and most of us on this site have it pretty good. So I don't care if a bunch of kids are stoned in their parents basements at the age of 25. What I don't want is them out killing people with a BAC of .2 or beating on their spouses and kids.

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Post by CHEEZY17 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:37 am

I really dont care about people smoking weed. I do care about them smelling like they just smoked the cheapest skunkiest fucking pot their broke ass could afford and fucking up my air quality.
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Post by Stapes » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:46 am

Who's holding?
Not in the a.m. bro.

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Post by Antknot » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am

Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
Sorry, you assholes tend to blur together sometimes.

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Post by Wut » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:30 am

Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
It's an easy argument that legal alcohol is a bad thing.

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Post by B-Tender » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:38 am

Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
I don't think it's a zero sum game. With the old rules, you had cartels making tons of money, prison industrial complex making tons of money, and palliative care lacked a tool for comfort. It won't be all nymphos and orgies from here on out. Too much of anything is almost certainly detrimental. You'll have to explain how less alcoholism and more stonerism is bad though.

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Post by Stapes » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:40 am

The takeover by the alien AI overlords should go pretty smoothly. Just step over the stoners in their VR goggles and keep them in pizza and Fortnite.
Not in the a.m. bro.

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Post by megman » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:49 am

Wut wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:30 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
It's an easy argument that legal alcohol is a bad thing.
Shut your whore mouth!! :lol:
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Post by B-Tender » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:49 am

megman wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:49 am
Wut wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:30 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
It's an easy argument that legal alcohol is a bad thing.
Shut your whore mouth!! :lol:
Here's the thing. I like quite a few bad things.

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Post by Antknot » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:53 am

Wut wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:30 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
It's an easy argument that legal alcohol is a bad thing.
No doubt.

Alcohol was in common use for ages before it became outlawed. Trying to limit alcohol by law didn't work and can be argued to have led to more, better, organized crime.

The war on drugs exacerbated that situation.

Trying to legalize morality doesn't work.
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Post by megman » Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:56 am

Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:53 am
Wut wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:30 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
It's an easy argument that legal alcohol is a bad thing.
No doubt.

Alcohol was in common use for ages before it became outlawed. Trying to limit alcohol by law didn't work and can be argued to have led to more, better, organized crime.

The war on drugs exacerbated that situation.

Trying to legalize morality doesn't work.
Electricity produces electrons.

Morality produces morons.
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Post by Antknot » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:06 am

megman wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:56 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:53 am
Wut wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:30 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
It's an easy argument that legal alcohol is a bad thing.
No doubt.

Alcohol was in common use for ages before it became outlawed. Trying to limit alcohol by law didn't work and can be argued to have led to more, better, organized crime.

The war on drugs exacerbated that situation.

Trying to legalize morality doesn't work.
Electricity produces electrons.

Morality produces morons.
Actually electrons have negative electric charges. Electrons moving from atom to atom produce current.
Sorry, you assholes tend to blur together sometimes.

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Post by megman » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:13 am

Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:06 am
megman wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:56 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:53 am
Wut wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:30 am
Antknot wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:28 am
Who wants to bet that 5 -10 years down the road, legalized pot will turn out to be a bad thing?
It's an easy argument that legal alcohol is a bad thing.
No doubt.

Alcohol was in common use for ages before it became outlawed. Trying to limit alcohol by law didn't work and can be argued to have led to more, better, organized crime.

The war on drugs exacerbated that situation.

Trying to legalize morality doesn't work.
Electricity produces electrons.

Morality produces morons.
Actually electrons have negative electric charges. Electrons moving from atom to atom produce current.
You're obviously not smoking enough weed.
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Post by allwhitemeat » Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:37 am

55,000 people die a year from acute alcohol usage (alcohol poisoning, drunk driving, falling while drunk). Another 38,000 die every year from chronic alcohol use (cirrhosis of the liver, kidney failure, etc)

We've had like 15 people die last year from vaping weed, and it wasn't even the weed that killed them, it was the liquid base the weed was bound too (vitamin e acetate)


Yet we got retards walking around going "zomg, legal weed is going to be the downfall of society"

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Post by allwhitemeat » Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:38 am

"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes"

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Post by allwhitemeat » Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:49 am

CDC tracks all kind of statistics related to various substances and drugs and the effect it has on people, death rates, the complex kinds of medical conditions that can be exacerbated by certain drugs and substances. Just swimming in statistics for how many people are dying from Tylenol, from opiates, from alcohol, from tobacco, from suicide and mental illness.

But you get a giant goose egg when looking for real statistics related to how many people are dropping dead from weed or the multitude of people running people off the road from being stoned (like we track and record for drunk drivers).

Some people say the absence of data is from a lack of recording the many cases that everyone just "knows" is happening. In mass quantities. But ignored when it comes to being able to track and record these multitude of instances.

Other people would say the lack of data of how many people are dropping dead from weed would indicate that PEOPLE ARENT DROPPING DEAD FROM WEED.

Crazy concept I know.
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Post by Charliesheen » Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:50 pm

Let drug users die. Who cares? It's their choice. Darwin is always batting.

That being said weed is real bad for teens. It was bad for me in the 70's at ditchweed THC levels. With 25% being common now their pubescent brains don't stand a chance. I'd say education is key but the folks in charge of that couldn't do worse.

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Post by FreakShowFanatic » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:04 pm

Charliesheen wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:50 pm
Let drug users die. Who cares? It's their choice. Darwin is always batting.

That being said weed is real bad for teens. It was bad for me in the 70's at ditchweed THC levels. With 25% being common now their pubescent brains don't stand a chance. I'd say education is key but the folks in charge of that couldn't do worse.
But don't you have to be 21 to buy legal weed? The teens, if anything are still getting it from the black market.

A few other points though. From what I know they haven't come up with a way yet to determine how stoned someone is yet, which is why there are less people charged with a DWI from smoking weed. It's different with alcohol where it can easily be determined from a blood test or breathalyzer.

Through my experience what fucks me up the most and makes me in the worst shape to drive has been when I smoked marijuana in combination with drinking alcohol. That's what would give me the spins and really knock me out. Fortunately, I got so fucked up I didn't even attempt to drive at that point. Ironically, cocaine would help sober me up when I drank/smoked and made me clear. Meanwhile cocaine is the one that is outlawed still with heavy sentencing.

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Post by megman » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:10 pm

Weed has been legal in Canada since Oct 17. It is still illegal to drive while high so they are using a saliva test.

https://globalnews.ca/news/4413348/new- ... to-canada/
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