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College student visiting Colo. for
spring break falls from balcony and
dies after eating marijuana cookies

New York Daily News, by Nina Golgowski

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 4/2/2014 6:35:56 PM

A college student visiting Colorado for spring break fell to his death after eating marijuana cookies in what´s believed to be the first publicized fatality linked to pot since its legalized sale in January. Levy Thamba, a 19-year-old exchange student at Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., had just eaten the pot-laced treats with friends last month when he became "very agitated and upset" and ran off a fourth floor hotel balcony, according to the Denver Coroner´s Office. Three of Thamba´s friends, who said it was the first time any of them had consumed marijuana, said one of them had purchased

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A sad end. Probably the first of many such deaths.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 4/2/2014 6:47:18 PM     (No. 9795067)

sue the skool for a billion dollars..
THAT might have an impact on selling dope in the state..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball, 4/2/2014 6:47:19 PM     (No. 9795068)

It takes 45 min to 1.5 hrs for ´edibles´ to start working. This is pure BS as told.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 4/2/2014 7:17:32 PM     (No. 9795097)

BS

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/2/2014 7:38:54 PM     (No. 9795124)

Congratulations, Colorado.....You be leadin da pack!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: anewme800, 4/2/2014 7:43:55 PM     (No. 9795138)

Gee I´ve NEVER heard of ANYONE dying from alcohol /s. Please hypocrites no diff. If you alter your state of mind be it alcohol, drugs, prescription meds, etc there is absolutely NO difference. Sheesh!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: treecat, 4/2/2014 7:49:57 PM     (No. 9795150)

Legal or recreational marijuana cookies require a person be 21 to purchase, a must have ´Photo ID´.........



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shimmer128, 4/2/2014 7:58:42 PM     (No. 9795162)

I don´t believe this for a second.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jond, 4/2/2014 7:58:48 PM     (No. 9795164)

Expecting testimony to be accurate is a bridge too far.

Maybe the witnesses got it wrong. Maybe the cops got it wrong. Maybe the reporter got it wrong (rare, but still possible.)

Sad. He was an exchange student from Republic of the Congo.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ranger06, 4/2/2014 8:06:42 PM     (No. 9795171)

What a Dope.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 4/2/2014 8:09:06 PM     (No. 9795175)

Cause of death was mj intoxication? What? Very doubtful. Cause of death was damage resulting from hitting the ground from a 40´ freefall.
I am not in favor of recreational drug use but the Dpty Coroner sounded like an idiot ... as does the journalist who wrote a very poorly developed story.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: fayebeck, 4/2/2014 9:15:48 PM     (No. 9795268)

Only five posts before ALCOHOL and prescription drugs are mentioned. The world is just one less idiot college student. Maybe before the fool´s parents sue they can rent out the nitwits basement pad.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: fayebeck, 4/2/2014 9:16:42 PM     (No. 9795270)

Or his hut.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: cgood, 4/2/2014 9:31:28 PM     (No. 9795278)

Stoned people generally don´t ´run´ anywhere.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tank, 4/3/2014 9:44:14 AM     (No. 9795811)

I understand they may have been listening to jazz, too.

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