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Devout Christian mother-of-three,
31, becomes first woman in Britain
to Die from cannabis poisoning
after smoking a joint in bed to help her sleep

Daily Mail - UK, by Luke Salkeld

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Posted By:NYC RAL, 1/31/2014 11:01:55 PM

A young mother of three died after she was poisoned by the cannabis she smoked to help her get to sleep. Gemma Moss, 31, was killed by the level of the drug in her blood, an inquest heard. The regular churchgoer, who was found dead in her bedroom, is thought to be the first woman in Britain known to have died directly from cannabis poisoning. Her death was caused by cannabis toxicity, and a coroner recorded a verdict of death by cannabis abuse. The inquest was told that Miss Moss smoked half a joint a night to help her sleep.

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How many in our two "legal" states will have their estates settled? This is a government solution to long term care and Social Security Benefits. They can´t fool everyone.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JediJerry, 2/1/2014 12:15:45 AM     (No. 9714062)

Bull. I have never ever heard of someone dying from cannabis poisoning. That´s like dying from chocolate poisoning.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Yosemite Sam, 2/1/2014 12:28:16 AM     (No. 9714068)

What nonsense! Anyone who believes this still believes in Hope and Change.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/1/2014 12:45:12 AM     (No. 9714078)

Reefer Madness!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eorsc, 2/1/2014 1:55:22 AM     (No. 9714095)

Pot is too dangerous! The head of our local drug enforcement team says that they have never once arrested anyone for meth who started with meth. Every single one started with marijuana. It is an entrance drug. Period.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: alaskaal, 2/1/2014 3:32:35 AM     (No. 9714106)

Hog wash.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/1/2014 4:28:49 AM     (No. 9714113)

What does it say on a the prescription bottle for medical pot? Two or 3 bong hits a day as needed?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4justice, 2/1/2014 4:44:54 AM     (No. 9714118)

One can overdose and die from anything, even water. But no matter how potent the stuff may have been, I cannot see a half joint killing her unless she rolled one like Cheech and Chong (10" long x 2" diameter)!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mikkins2, 2/1/2014 4:59:55 AM     (No. 9714123)

Alcohol is the entrance drug, period. How many people die of the effects of alcohol every year?



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Reply 9 - Posted by: philsner, 2/1/2014 6:58:17 AM     (No. 9714170)

But remember - marijuana is good for you!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Gallo3, 2/1/2014 7:33:04 AM     (No. 9714196)

Negroes and Jazz.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 2/1/2014 8:15:11 AM     (No. 9714229)

it all starts with pool...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 2/1/2014 9:05:55 AM     (No. 9714290)

You can sure tell who in this thread smokes the ditchweed.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: faith_and_Reason, 2/1/2014 9:43:08 AM     (No. 9714347)

#12, Grant Hodges, wrote:

"You can sure tell who in this thread smokes the ditchweed."

Funny how apparently bigots need very little evidence to support their beliefs.

Funny, also, how the more libertarian ones are the less inclined to bigoted thinking!

Libertarian thinking in general values real science and the idea that a self-owner is to be treated with respect!


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Emerson, 2/1/2014 9:47:49 AM     (No. 9714353)

We have no idea what kind of cannabis she was ingesting. There´s the kind you grow in your garden - or the kind that comes from the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Much stronger.



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Reply 15 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 2/1/2014 9:53:11 AM     (No. 9714361)

Those who read the article will find that cardiac arrest may have been the cause of death.

‘This case serves as a warning that cannabis can cause immense harm. Cannabis is known to increase heart rate and blood pressure. Cannabis these days is designed to be much stronger to meet demand of users who want a stronger hit.’

And from the sidebar:

One minor toxic side-effect of taking cannabis is the short-term effect on the heart and vascular system.

This can lead to significant increases in heart rate and a lowering of the blood pressure. For this reason patients with a history of angina or other cardiovascular disease could be at risk.




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Reply 16 - Posted by: cheeflo, 2/1/2014 3:37:36 PM     (No. 9714900)

I don´t believe this.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: tipover, 2/1/2014 11:50:17 PM     (No. 9715356)

I don´t believe it either. Just like peanut or shell fish allergy stories. All just a lie. /s

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Hazymac, 2/2/2014 12:01:02 AM     (No. 9715362)

Doubtful.

There are a lot of substances that can cause death, but cannabis isn´t one of them.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/2/2014 3:31:55 AM     (No. 9715444)

Article says it affects heart rate and blood pressure. It also says she was taking other drugs and was depressed. Perhaps an interaction.

What ever happened to drinking warm milk to get to sleep?

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