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BAMAPHIN 22
11-12-2006, 11:24 PM
According to which US Government authority you want to believe, the lethal dose of marijuana is either about one-third your body weight, or about 1,500 pounds, consumed all at once.

In summary, enormous doses of Delta 9 THC, All THC and concentrated marihuana extract ingested by mouth were unable to produce death or organ pathology in large mammals but did produce fatalities in smaller rodents due to profound central nervous system (http://www.srch-results.com/lm/rtl3.asp?si=77&k=nervous%20system) depression. The non-fatal consumption of 3000 mg/kg A THC by the dog and monkey would be comparable to a 154-pound human eating approximately 46 pounds (21 kilograms) of 1%-marihuana or 10 pounds of 5% hashish at one time. In addition, 92 mg/kg THC intravenously produced no fatalities in monkeys. These doses would be comparable to a 154-pound human smoking at one time almost three pounds (1.28 kg) of 1%-marihuana or 250,000 times the usual smoked dose and over a million times the minimal effective dose assuming 50% destruction of the THC by smoking. hus, evidence from animal studies and human case reports appears to indicate that the ratio of lethal dose to effective dose is quite large. This ratio is much more favorable than that of many other common psychoactive agents including alcohol and barbiturates (Phillips et al. 1971, Brill et al. 1970).


http://www.netscape.com/viewstory/2006/11/12/what-is-the-lethal-dose-of-marijuana/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.druglibrary.org%2Fschaffer%2Flibrary%2Fmj_overdose.htm&frame=true

Rafiki
11-12-2006, 11:29 PM
Yeah, I think it's pretty much common knowlege that it is nearly impossible to overdose on Marijuana. Plus it eases the nausea of chemo therapy, helps with depression, chronic pain, and may prevent Alzhimers.

Terrible drug, probably the scourge of Satan himself.

NaboCane
11-13-2006, 12:46 AM
Well...at least the government didn't bogart the info. :rolleyes:

PHINATIC13
11-13-2006, 12:51 AM
Well...at least the government didn't bogart the info. :rolleyes:


:chuckle:
.....I haven't died yet......

phinfanfrommd
11-13-2006, 03:42 AM
weed is harmless, its a plant..that grows all over the damn place, and there happens to be some side effects when you light it on fire

i think ali g in his older movie showed how weed can help in international relations

NewEra8
11-13-2006, 04:20 AM
I hate the "it's just a plant" argument... I'm by no means against the reefer, trust me... but I hate the "plant" theory

But yes... just legalize it, make some money off of it, and save us all the trouble

Phinz4Life
11-13-2006, 04:52 AM
Dude I wish I could try to smoke 1,500 pounds...

305TillIDie
11-13-2006, 04:56 AM
weed is harmless, its a plant..that grows all over the damn place, and there happens to be some side effects when you light it on fire

i think ali g in his older movie showed how weed can help in international relationsamen :hi5:

:ricky:

Timmy54
11-13-2006, 08:29 AM
dude, it is not just a plant, it has affects on your mind when you smoke it. it does cause minor brain stimulation issues with extended use. It does also have some benifits to those suffering cancer, HIV, glacoma, and some other diseases. Please do not say it does nothing to you. All drugs do something to the body, asprin inhibits your platlets from being able to form a blood clot (what some people call blood thinner) for an example.

NewEra8
11-13-2006, 03:13 PM
asprin inhibits your platlets from being able to form a blood clot (what some people call blood thinner) for an example.
Makes for a great time with alcohol... (just kidding, don't do it... not a good idea haha) I guess beer falls under this plant theory though too... hmm interesting

Pagan
11-13-2006, 03:14 PM
Back in the 80's, a friend of mine and myself smoked an entire ounce during an all-day Dario Argento film festival.

I'm still here. :tongue: :lol:

NewEra8
11-13-2006, 03:17 PM
I'm still here. :tongue: :lol:

100% of you???? :lol:

Philter25
11-13-2006, 03:20 PM
According to which US Government authority you want to believe, the lethal dose of marijuana is either about one-third your body weight, or about 1,500 pounds, consumed all at once.


:lol: :sidelol: Am I the only one who caught this?

So its somwhere between 55-1,500 lbs? :lol:

The real question that should be asked is WHO HAS ENOUGH MONEY to smoke a lethal dose of marijuana!

NewEra8
11-13-2006, 03:21 PM
Ricky Williams

jpcdolphan
11-13-2006, 03:24 PM
Ricky Williams

I think he conclusively proved that a lethal dose is probably closer to the "1500 pounds" number than the "one third of body weight" one.

Buddwalk
11-13-2006, 03:28 PM
its impossible to overdose on marijuana...you'll pass out before you do

NewEra8
11-13-2006, 03:36 PM
its impossible to overdose on marijuana...you'll pass out before you do

Technically though you can "eat yourself to death" because you lose the ability to throwup...