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Date: 10/03/12 12:51 PM

31 Responses to Your Brain On Marijuana

  1. Profile photo of PixelMitch
    PixelMitch Male 18-29
    61 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 12:53 pm
    Link: Your Brain On Marijuana - This is what you look like, on the inside, when high on cannabis. Whoa dude!
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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 12:57 pm
    Soooo.... this is pro-weed, right?
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    PizzaPits Male 18-29
    553 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm
    Weed was great when I first started doing it, but after a while, that euphoria turned to anxiety and paranoia and I had to stop for good. I miss weed :(
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    Andrew155 Male 18-29
    2579 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:03 pm
    Ok, so drugs are good for you then. I`m glad it`s settled.
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    Squidbush Male 40-49
    646 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:07 pm
    So.. It`s both good and bad.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:10 pm
    This reminded me of a pic I saw in a first-year biology textbook of spider webs made from drugged spiders:

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    keith2 Male 18-29
    2587 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:13 pm
    This leaves much to be desired.. many unanswered questions. Oh well, pack another bowl.
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    skytz1337 Male 18-29
    687 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:21 pm
    so why is this illegal again? because it enhances everything you feel, think, it relaxes you , and manages pain?
    this does not compute
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:35 pm
    @skytz: It`s a mixture of: public lack of knowledge concerning its effects, wilful misrepresentation of its effects, stifling of proper research, and capitalizing on fear and contempt for Mexicans and the Chinese. That and the typical people wanting more power.

    As to why it`s still illegal, it`s partially because they don`t want to look stupid for demonizing it for so many years, and also because they can use it to get votes.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35669 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    Dude! That is so awesome! It`s totally like . . . what was I saying?

    You wanna go to Taco Bell?
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    chickiesue86 Male 70 & Over
    273 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 1:42 pm
    so it does not burn holes in your brain like your mom said.
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    madest Male 40-49
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    October 3, 2012 at 1:47 pm
    Yeah I sometimes get a great idea when high and subsequently forget it a couple minutes later.
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    nubblins Female 18-29
    1743 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 2:16 pm
    lol @ caffeine spider.
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    nubblins Female 18-29
    1743 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 2:18 pm
    I can`t imagine smoking it could be good for your lungs, but taking it in another form might be?
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    Andrew155 Male 18-29
    2579 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 3:01 pm
    It shouldn`t be illegal. The health of stoners isn`t really worth a few dead cops.

    If you really think that smoking marijuana habitually doesn`t have an effect, you are quite dense. My stoner friends have become slower people, and their faces are older already. Drugs - smoking and alcohol included - make you look like $hit incredibly quickly. Funny.
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    Wendypants Female 30-39
    2420 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 3:26 pm
    @Andrew155, whew, you sure do like to make sweeping statements! Some drugs are not harmful to humans, but not all by any means. (And nubblins, you`re right.)
    I`ve smoked pot for years (I`m 35 right now) and just last week someone asked me if I was 23 (sure made my day, let me tell you). BUT I don`t (have never) smoked cigarettes... any women I went to high school with that smokes cigs looked more than ten years older than me ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO. I`d hate to see what state they`re in now. Aah, but now that I think of it I don`t drink a lot of alcohol... maybe that`s done it to your friends?
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    chicagojay Male 40-49
    2018 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 3:38 pm
    Gay guy talking?
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    Nerd_Rage Male 18-29
    425 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 4:44 pm
    if they would just legalize and tax it you can make an entirely new job market; a new revenue string and a bunch of taxes on personal use and growing, etc...
    i would buy it b/c it would have to pass government standards to be sold over the counter; or my standards if i could do it on my property.

    btw you guys should check out marijuana stamp act of 1937
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    Huey Male 30-39
    204 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 4:49 pm
    So that didn`t sound like it was making marijuana usage sound all that bad. lol
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    erikthevikin Male 30-39
    756 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 6:54 pm
    All not true, this is old thinking.
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    Dead-Kittens Male 30-39
    1035 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 7:22 pm
    As Pizzabits said.... even just a coupleof hoots, then the anxiety starts..usually over the fact that I have things to do and Im not doing I start doing things...but then start stressing that Im doing it wrong because I`m stoned lol.

    That and the fact that it gets just as abused by people as cigarettes or alcohol, not much difference IMO...I also thought it was tetra hydrochloride.
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    gigs1890 Male 18-29
    32 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 8:05 pm
    you got anything to back that up erikthevikin?
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    robthelurker Male 18-29
    2589 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 8:59 pm
    wow, this made so much sense. this was utterly brilliant and profound. i am never going to think the same way about getting high ever again. this has forever changed my view on not just pot smoking, but the world itself. oh my god, that cats body is a pop tart and a rainbow is coming out of its butt!!!! that is the most amazing and profound thing ever!!!
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    October 3, 2012 at 9:11 pm
    Sounds like fun...oh, that`s right, it IS! 8-)
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13515 posts
    October 4, 2012 at 1:37 am
    Gimmie 20 cigs, and a 4 pack of kestrel any day, and a series of x files just to spin the onion further
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    SilverThread Male 30-39
    3433 posts
    October 4, 2012 at 9:55 am
    Sure it`s perfectly normal to supplant the bodies natural metabolic processes with a chemical in order to get a funny tingly feeling, right?

    How could this possibly be a bad thing? I mean, unless you are my buddy Pat who jumped out in front of a semi because he was coming down hard from a state of perpetually being high.

    Or maybe you enjoy supporting drug cartels. Because, you know, 50,000 dead Mexican Citizens got to pay the price for your Goddamn High.
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    Pyrosisflame Male 18-29
    592 posts
    October 4, 2012 at 10:58 am
    silver thread, your friend was an idiot. you are an idiot. ok, im done here.
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    artmunki Male 30-39
    176 posts
    October 4, 2012 at 1:36 pm
    @Silverthread - One vague anecdote doesn`t constitute a valid argument against legalisation, no matter how much it affected you personally. I`ve been toking for over 20 years (tho not very frequently these days), and the most regretable thing I`ve done under the influence is go shopping for groceries and buy way too much junk food.
    And your Cartel point is also utterly void. The only reason the market is in the control of drug gangs is because it`s illegal. If you legalised it, you`d take it out of the hands of criminals, place the market under proper legal controls, and redirect the profits to crop farmers and tax-paying businesses.
    Personally, I couldn`t really care less whether weed is legalised, but I get really fed up with the fact that all the arguments against it are total BS. The only reason it`s still illegal is because governments & the media have twisted the issue with lies for so long, and don`t want to admit it.
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    DShephard Male 18-29
    1595 posts
    October 4, 2012 at 7:08 pm
    I`m pretty sure this is taught in Middle School/Junior High?
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    VirtualParty Male 18-29
    787 posts
    October 4, 2012 at 9:03 pm
    Old ollie we should smoke a joint. I feel like I`d be more able to talk about politics with you in that state. I`d learn something I`m sure. But you might just be surprised to hear what I say.

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