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Fox & Friends claims marijuana gummies are ‘killing people - Fake News

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More Fake News from the Trump Administration Network Television. Fox & Friends (with friends like these ...) for reasons I cannot fathom decided to roll out Reefer Madness hysteria. Slow news day? Slow thinking viewers? Maybe Fox was given directions from the White House Press Office to do something do anything to take the heat off of Donald Trump as he returns from Argentina with his ass in his hands. Whatever the reason, it is Trump TV and bull**** Fake News and it is wrong.

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“No one talks about this,” Kilmeade complained. “THC is addicting. I know so many people — they say they were told one thing and they get addicted to it and that’s an addicting substance. There is a price to pay for pot.”[/FONT]
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[FONT=&quot]“It’s not a minor non-violent felony,” Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd opined. “It’s ruining families and killing people every day across the United States. And we stand here in denial thinking that it’s not a gateway drug to drugs that’s killing people.”


For people who are not discerning, for people who depend on television "news" for good and true information, for people who don't have critical thinking skills this kind of programming is nothing more than propaganda. It is bull****.

Fox is promoting the same unfounded Reefer Madness idiocy that fueled the huge failure of the federal War on Drugs. Fox's ridiculous attempt at social engineering is disgusting.

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Fox & Friends claims marijuana gummies are ‘killing people - Fake News

....I got to the word "claims" and knew instantly that whatever followed was more likely than not untrue and/or contextually misrepresented.
 

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I have to agree there is a price to pay for smoking marijuana.



The price of a Cheesy Gordita Crunch, that is.
 

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More Fake News from the Trump Administration Network Television. Fox & Friends (with friends like these ...) for reasons I cannot fathom decided to roll out Reefer Madness hysteria. Slow news day? Slow thinking viewers? Maybe Fox was given directions from the White House Press Office to do something do anything to take the heat off of Donald Trump as he returns from Argentina with his ass in his hands. Whatever the reason, it is Trump TV and bull**** Fake News and it is wrong.

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For people who are not discerning, for people who depend on television "news" for good and true information, for people who don't have critical thinking skills this kind of programming is nothing more than propaganda. It is bull****.

Fox is promoting the same unfounded Reefer Madness idiocy that fueled the huge failure of the federal War on Drugs. Fox's ridiculous attempt at social engineering is disgusting.

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Fox personnel appear to have claimed that THC (the active indgredient in marijuana) was addictive (which at best is debatable yet not proven one way or the other from what I could find) - it was their guest (moron?) who made the claim that marijuana kills.
 

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More Fake News from the Trump Administration Network Television. Fox & Friends (with friends like these ...) for reasons I cannot fathom decided to roll out Reefer Madness hysteria. Slow news day? Slow thinking viewers? Maybe Fox was given directions from the White House Press Office to do something do anything to take the heat off of Donald Trump as he returns from Argentina with his ass in his hands. Whatever the reason, it is Trump TV and bull**** Fake News and it is wrong.

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For people who are not discerning, for people who depend on television "news" for good and true information, for people who don't have critical thinking skills this kind of programming is nothing more than propaganda. It is bull****.

Fox is promoting the same unfounded Reefer Madness idiocy that fueled the huge failure of the federal War on Drugs. Fox's ridiculous attempt at social engineering is disgusting.

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Misleading thread title and op

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“It’s not a minor non-violent felony,” Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd opined. “It’s ruining families and killing people every day across the United States. And we stand here in denial thinking that it’s not a gateway drug to drugs that’s killing people.”

Kids overdosed on green hornet gummies. Could have been fatal. The overriding message, per the sheriff, is why it is packaged for appeal to kids.
If we want pot legalized, we should question that, if nothing else.
 

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Kids overdosed on green hornet gummies. Could have been fatal. The overriding message, per the sheriff, is why it is packaged for appeal to kids.
If we want pot legalized, we should question that, if nothing else.


That is 100% false. It is actually impossible to die from too much marijuana given that it is impossible to inhale enough without first dying of oxygen deprivation or eating enough without first dying from an exploded stomach.
 

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Fox. Stupid is as stupid does. Feeding their unthinking masses offal from the orange anus.
 

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That is 100% false. It is actually impossible to die from too much marijuana given that it is impossible to inhale enough without first dying of oxygen deprivation or eating enough without first dying from an exploded stomach.

Are you sure? Directly or indirectly, what does an abundance of ingested MJ do to a child? What if the child isn't found in time? What if the child is wandering the streets in a daze?
Let me also bring up my other point. I am for the legalization of pot, not just medical, as long as it is regulated like, i.e. alcohol. That alone would stipulate that we keep it out of the reach of children. Having read the article, that is what the sheriff seemed to emphasize, not that pot is randomly killing people as the op suggests.
So yes, again, lets legalize it AND keep it out of children's reach. That's all.
 

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Boys and girls - pay very close attention to this video. It will prepare you for the dangers and evils of smoking weed if you should decide to partake. I love Bree Essrig :)

 

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Agreed. The op is a lie on its face. They obviously were pointing out the dangers of more potent narcotics.

"And we stand here in denial thinking that it’s not a gateway drug to drugs that’s killing people.”


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The sheriff seemed shaken that he just had to take bunch of children to the hospital overdosed on adult dosages of druggie gummies targeted and packaged for children...
 

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Fox personnel appear to have claimed that THC (the active indgredient in marijuana) was addictive (which at best is debatable yet not proven one way or the other from what I could find) - it was their guest (moron?) who made the claim that marijuana kills.

THC has most definitely been proven to not be physically addictive. There are no physical withdrawal symptoms.

However it can be psychology addictive.

Also in recorded history of marijuana use there has not been one overdose death contributed to marijuana.

This just sensationalist propaganda...
 

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Misleading thread title and op

Actually,


Kids overdosed on green hornet gummies. Could have been fatal. The overriding message, per the sheriff, is why it is packaged for appeal to kids.
If we want pot legalized, we should question that, if nothing else.

don't forget to protest tide pods as well. Kids get ahold of adults' guns as well. They appeal to kids. Should guns be outlawed as well?
 

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THC has most definitely been proven to not be physically addictive. There are no physical withdrawal symptoms.

However it can be psychology addictive.

Also in recorded history of marijuana use there has not been one overdose death contributed to marijuana.

This just sensationalist propaganda...

Hmm... doesn't that (bolded above) make the Fox News personnel comment valid? The THC causing death comment was not made by Fox News personnel - it was the unsupported opinion of their guest that it was possible.
 

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Many people have a lot invested in marijuana.
 

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Looking back on my life, and the assorted 'adventures' I've undertaken, I feel it safe to say I could be considered somewhat of an expert on the topic. And I'm quite sure many of you can easily make the same claim. However, my professional career has progressed to the point where I find I must now pass a urine test for THC.And this is in Canuckland. :shock: So I'm in the middle of a 28 day cleansing, in order to pass this annoying little test. Now, my job comes with quite significant stress, which I've always been in the habit of relieving with a big fat "J" after knocking off for the day. I can tell you all, beyond any doubt, that there most definitely is a psychological dependence that develops.
Is it a "gate-way" drug? In many cases I believe it is. It certainly was for me as a young man.
Should it be packaged as gummies and other such things? Meh...part of me says no...part of me says why not.
Should it be illegal? No. Prohibition of Pot serves no good purpose at all, unless you own a jail.
 

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Hmm... doesn't that (bolded above) make the Fox News personnel comment valid? The THC causing death comment was not made by Fox News personnel - it was the unsupported opinion of their guest that it was possible.


If they were referring to the possibility of it being psychologically addicting then that was sloppy phrasing on their part. If we are going to lump things that are potentially psychologically addicting then we are going to have to start calling a LOT of things addicting. Hamburgers. Porn. Pizza. Ranch dressing. Spicy food. TV. This debate forum.

Calling something psychologically addicting doesn’t really tell us anything as nearly anything can be psychologically addicting. So if that is what they meant then they were being sloppy or deceptive.
 

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If they were referring to the possibility of it being psychologically addicting then that was sloppy phrasing on their part. If we are going to lump things that are potentially psychologically addicting then we are going to have to start calling a LOT of things addicting. Hamburgers. Porn. Pizza. Ranch dressing. Spicy food. TV. This debate forum.

Calling something psychologically addicting doesn’t really tell us anything as nearly anything can be psychologically addicting. So if that is what they meant then they were being sloppy or deceptive.




I’m thinking a traffic stop in your past is still eating at you?
 

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Misleading thread title and op

Actually,


Kids overdosed on green hornet gummies. Could have been fatal. The overriding message, per the sheriff, is why it is packaged for appeal to kids.
If we want pot legalized, we should question that, if nothing else.

There is no fatal dosage of marijuana.
 

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If they were referring to the possibility of it being psychologically addicting then that was sloppy phrasing on their part. If we are going to lump things that are potentially psychologically addicting then we are going to have to start calling a LOT of things addicting. Hamburgers. Porn. Pizza. Ranch dressing. Spicy food. TV. This debate forum.

Calling something psychologically addicting doesn’t really tell us anything as nearly anything can be psychologically addicting. So if that is what they meant then they were being sloppy or deceptive.

Don't forget to include amassing wealth and power in that list of psychological addictions.
 

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Looking back on my life, and the assorted 'adventures' I've undertaken, I feel it safe to say I could be considered somewhat of an expert on the topic. And I'm quite sure many of you can easily make the same claim. However, my professional career has progressed to the point where I find I must now pass a urine test for THC.And this is in Canuckland. :shock: So I'm in the middle of a 28 day cleansing, in order to pass this annoying little test. Now, my job comes with quite significant stress, which I've always been in the habit of relieving with a big fat "J" after knocking off for the day. I can tell you all, beyond any doubt, that there most definitely is a psychological dependence that develops.
Is it a "gate-way" drug? In many cases I believe it is. It certainly was for me as a young man.
Should it be packaged as gummies and other such things? Meh...part of me says no...part of me says why not.
Should it be illegal? No. Prohibition of Pot serves no good purpose at all, unless you own a jail.

Let me ask you this, was it a gateway drug because you wanted something stronger or because the people you were buying weed from offered you something stronger.

Personally for me I realized I had been one hundred percent lied to about weed so I assumed everything I had been taught about drugs were a lie.

I therefore decided to look for harder things and I would not have had access if I was of already buying weed on the black market. Had it been legal I would never had known a coke /meth/acid/mushroom dealer to get those things.
 

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If they were referring to the possibility of it being psychologically addicting then that was sloppy phrasing on their part. If we are going to lump things that are potentially psychologically addicting then we are going to have to start calling a LOT of things addicting. Hamburgers. Porn. Pizza. Ranch dressing. Spicy food. TV. This debate forum.

Calling something psychologically addicting doesn’t really tell us anything as nearly anything can be psychologically addicting. So if that is what they meant then they were being sloppy or deceptive.

I agree that many things can be 'habit forming' but the point remains that overuse of THC on a daily basis is apt to have more detrimental effects than overuse of pizza, salad dressing or this debate forum on a dialy basis.
 

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If they were referring to the possibility of it being psychologically addicting then that was sloppy phrasing on their part. If we are going to lump things that are potentially psychologically addicting then we are going to have to start calling a LOT of things addicting. Hamburgers. Porn. Pizza. Ranch dressing. Spicy food. TV. This debate forum.

Calling something psychologically addicting doesn’t really tell us anything as nearly anything can be psychologically addicting. So if that is what they meant then they were being sloppy or deceptive.

You forgot picking your nose and chewing your fingernails, hopefully not in that order...
 

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For the Thread:

Producers of edible marijuana products for sale in Washington State are reeling after the state’s Liquor And Cannabis Board handed down an unexpected decision last week. The board announced it would reverse its earlier approvals of marijuana-infused hard candies and gummies on the grounds that they are “especially appealing to children.” The move would effectively ban the sale of most marijuana candies in the state.
https://thetakeout.com/washington-state-ban-marijuana-candy-edibles-1829625086
 
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