Canvassing for Opinion - aka "Blairs Brain on Cannabis"

IMHO prohibition sentiment requires inherent addiction to status quo, an incapacity to visualise beyond the here and now and a desperate desire to know others might feel the same... Reform is not revolutionary, rather it is evolutionary. Having survived banging your head against a brick wall the evolutionist relishes having stopped. / Blair

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Media a bigger risk to truth than Alcohol !

Does the number of times one repeats something make it true?
The study this was based upon drew on the health status of nine heavy pot smokers vs fourteen controls. It appears the world was listening.
Yet is still says nothing of the effectiveness of the law, nor predicates 'prohibition' as a healthy intervention.

The following is just a small sample of how this research was introduced to the world.... not a single question asking WHERE IN THE ONCOLOGY WARDS ARE ALL THESE PEOPLE? )

Or, mentioning that ALCOHOL is responsible for 70% of the total health vote (as is the case in the UK, NHS study)

Recall the following research published in Scientific American: Large Study Finds No Link between Marijuana and Lung Cancer http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?articleID=0002491F-755F-1473-B55F83414B7F0000&modsrc=related_links and in Science Daily: Marijuana Cuts Lung Cancer Tumor Growth In Half, Study Shows
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/04/070417193338.htm

Doh!

Marijuana A Bigger Lung Cancer Risk Than Cigarettes?
E-The People - 1/30/2008
'Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis.... but few have

Cannabis lung cancer risk equal to 20 cigarettes
Radio New Zealand - 1/30/2008
New Zealand scientists have found that smoking one joint of cannabis has the same lung cancer risk as smoking a pack of cigarettes. The study by the Medical Research Institute suggests that cannabis smoke

Cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes-study
Reuters UK - 1/30/2008
HONG KONG, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked

Cannabis identified a bigger cancer risk than cigarettes
People's Daily Online - 1/30/2008
Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis. Studies in the past

Cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes
Revolution Health - 1/30/2008
Health news Healthy living Tools More information HONG KONG (Reuters) - Smoking a joint is equivalent to smoking 20 tobacco cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found,

Cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes, study says
SignOn San Diego - 1/30/2008
Studies in the past have demonstrated that cannabis can cause cancer, but few have established a strong link between cannabis use and the actual incidence of lung cancer. In an article published in the

Cannabis higher cancer risk
Irish Health.com - 1/29/2008
Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found. They have warned of an epidemic of lung cancers linked to cannabis. According to the

Pot bigger cancer risk than cigarettes, scientists say
Toronto Star Online - 1/29/2008
HONG KONG-Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis. Studies

Cannabis Higher Cancer Risk Than Cigarettes
Epoch Times - 1/29/2008
Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis. Studies in the past

Cannabis higher cancer risk...
Irish Health.com - 1/29/2008
Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found. They have warned of an epidemic of lung cancers linked to cannabis. According to the

Dope 'bigger cancer risk than smokes'
Daily Telegraph Australia - 1/29/2008
SMOKING a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis.

Marijuana Bigger Cancer Risk Than Cigarettes
NewsMax.com - 1/29/2008
Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis. Studies in the past

Pot a Bigger Cancer Threat Than Cigarettes
ABC News - 1/29/2008
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis.

'Cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes'
IOL - 1/29/2008
Hong Kong - Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis. Studies

Study says cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes
Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 1/29/2008
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis.

Cannabis 'bigger cancer risk' than cigarettes
ABC Online - 1/29/2008
Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis. Studies in the past

Cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes -
Yahoo! India - 1/29/2008
Enlarge Photo Fille photo of an unidentified man smoking a cannabis cigarette at a house in London.... Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand

Study finds cannabis bigger cancer risk than cigarettes
Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 1/29/2008
finds cannabis bigger risk than cigarettes - News New User? - Navigation Primary Navigation Secondary Navigation care Search in All News Yahoo! News Only News Photos Study finds cannabis

Cannabis Higher Cancer Risk than Cigarettes, Study
Epoch Times - 1/29/2008
Smoking a joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer risk, scientists in New Zealand have found, as they warned of an 'epidemic' of lung cancers linked to cannabis. Studies in the past
(this is just a small sample of how this research was introduced to the world.... not a single question asking just WHERE IN THE ONCOLOGY WARDS ARE ALL THESE PEOPLE? )

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