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Study: Marijuana helps fight cancer

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Popeye, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. Popeye

    Popeye Active Member

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    Interesting study released today showing that THC aids significantly in the treatment of tumors associated with brain cancer.

    I think it's becoming increasingly clear, in fact has been for years, that the beneficial effects of pot far outweigh any concerns it's use may pose.


    http://rawstory.com/news/afp/Marijuana_helps_in_battle_against_c_04022009.html

    While we're at it, here's another study from 2007 suggesting that THC helps combat lung cancer...Hey look, it's WebMD!

    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/04/17/health/webmd/main2696726.shtml
     
  2. Chip

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    Here the druggie posts a typical ploy, citing medicinal value of THC, not in his hope of getting the attention of pharmaceutical companies to make THC derivitive medicines, but for simply one reason: to get illegal street-drug pot legalized so that he can get legally stoned and endanger the lives of others whenever he wants.

    Typical druggie. :rolleyes:

    There is never any valid argument for the legalization of street-pot.

    Notice how the druggie in his opening post wants to focus on "marijuana" and "pot", his true agenda: street-drug form.

    For him, the happy fact that THC, the chemical, may have some medicinal value is merely secondary to his cause.

    The only valid form of THC for medicinal purposes is that which is found in FDA approved pharmaceuticals manufactured by reputable and FDA licensed pharmaceutical companies in FDA approved delivery forms as a class controlled substance available only through a doctor's/PA's/NP's legitimate prescription, to be used as directed for the designed purpose of the pharmaceutical.

    If there truly is a benefit to THC previously not already incorporated in such pharmaceuticals, it behooves those who know of this benefit to approach legitimate pharmaceutical companies with this knowledge.

    Indeed, there are already THC-pharmaceuticals in existence, available by a prescription, to treat a number of ailments, such as nausea from chemotherapy, pain from cancer, etc. ... and according to the articles the druggie cites, it looks like researchers are already busy at work discovering new pharmaceuticals of medical benefit.

    But at no time, ever, is any purported medicinal value of THC in any way, shape, or form a valid argument for the legalization of the abused and highly addictive drug street-pot.

    Anyone so arguing is merely a drug addict hoping to get street-pot legalized for any abuse, and he's merely hypocritically inauthentically riding on the coattails of "medical marijuana" to push is real and sole agenda: the legalization of street-drug pot . :eek:

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  3. GenSeneca

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    Popeye wants Tobacco banned and Pot legalized.... There's a word for that but I can't think of it... Hippopotamus? Nah, that's not it....

    BTW... Smoking Tobacco has medicinal effects as well.
     
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    Yeah......let's hear it, for the pharmaceutical-industry.

    Wall Street WOULD appreciate it.

    :rolleyes:

     
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    Yeah......let's hear it, for the Tobacco-industry.

    Wall Street (and, John Boner) WOULD appreciate it.

    :rolleyes:
     
  6. Pandora

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    The left does that a whole lot on so many issues.

    Amsterdam: Hold the Tobacco, Pass the Joint
    A Dutch ban on cigarette smoking in public places takes effect today, but people still will be able to light up in the country's cafes — as long as they are smoking pot.

    http://abcnews.go.com/international/story?id=5276559&page=1

    So it’s ok there to get everyone else high on your pot but god forbid you light a cigarette! It’s so hypocritical that it is just worse than stupid!

    Also,

    Yesterday Oregon lawmakers decided to vote on a bill to ban smoking in a car if kids are in the car.

    The dems all voted yes, the republicans (what view they are) for the most part voted no. The dems when asked, Why are you voting yes? Said…

    It’s worth losing some of our personal freedoms and liberty's for the health of the children.

    Now think about this...

    They are saying its worth losing some of our personal freedoms and liberties for the health of children by not smoking in a car but these are the same people who are ok with killing your children up to the due date because of a woman’s person freedom and liberty to control her own body.

    They are so hypocritical that sometimes I really do have to think it’s a mental disorder.

    I personally think we should not smoke in cars with kids but I also personally think we should not kill our kids if they are a burden to us while in the womb.
     
  7. Pandora

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    Hey Popeye,

    Washington State should legalize pot so that I can make a fun post on how in the State of Washington people openly light up their joint while smuggling cascade dishwashing detergent out of Idaho.

    Do you agree with the ban on dishwashing detergent? How do you think the smugglers who sneak it in from Idaho should be dealt with?
     
  8. Little-Acorn

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    Years ago, doctors isolated the active ingredient in THC that has these beneficial qualities, and put in in a medicine that can be taken without getting high.

    To no one's surprise, the pot heads are uninterested in that medicine. They only insist that marijuana itself, be legalized.

    So much for their arguments that promoting the medical benefits of pot, is their goal.

    Druggies and addicts are so predictable......
     
  9. Mr. Shaman

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    Maybe everyone-else needs to get-a-LIFE....and, quit worrying about what others are doing with their lives!!! (Most-of-us already HAVE Mothers. :rolleyes: )

    I realize that'll force everyone-else to start dealing with their OWN issues....but, you've gotta start doing that, some time. It's part o' the whole maturation-process. Try some.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    ....And, lemme guess....you forgot the name o' that medicine, and where you could get access to such info, right??

    :rolleyes:
     
  11. pocketfullofshells

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    I see no one saying the science is wrong...and right wingers complaining that the government should tell us what we can smoke...to protect us from our self...yet crying Hippopotamus...

    Pot is almost quasi legal anyone, no one realy cares unless the cops just dont like you for some other reason or you have huge amounts. There are parts of the nation/cities, you can smoke it on the corner and a cop will walk right past...why? we have better things to do, worry about, and the drug war on pot has done one thing...make profits for drug dealers...Before I was 21 I could get pot more easy then I could get booze, but some cling to some idea we can stop it still.
     
  12. Popeye

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    I've never said I wanted tobacco banned. Anyone who smokes can do it to their heart and lung's content inside their own homes or in designated smoking areas. What I have agreed with is the banning of smoking inside public establishments, which considering the dangers of secondhand smoke doesn't seem too much to ask.
     
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    If pot were legal should there be designated smoking areas or do you like the way the dutch do it ?
     
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    it would be for in your own private homes , or residence. So no , no smoking at perkins...even though that is where you very well may end up later anyway.
     
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    Ah Mr. Socialist.... The preschooler with crayola posts...

    You "Progressives" always have your noses in other peoples business, trying to pass laws, raise taxes or otherwise socially engineer behavior to conform with your twisted worldview...

    Keep your laws off my carbon footprint.

    Keep your taxes off my carbon footprint.

    Perhaps if you had a life, you'd not care what I was doing with mine.
     
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