Posted on March 3, by Scott Alexander I have heard the following from a bunch of people, one of whom was me six months ago: They seem to be saying things that are either morally repugnant or utterly ridiculous. And just as well try to give a quick summary of the sweeping elegaic paeans to a bygone age of high culture and noble virtues that is Reaction.
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Most studies [to date have been] cross-sectional or rely on self-reported health. And, if you just ask people how they are, pot smokers may be like: And, cannabis use was associated with—just gum disease. Is it possible that cannabis users are just living healthier-than-average lifestyles to counteract the effects of the drug?
Like eating more fruits and vegetables, or maybe drinking less alcohol? So, maybe marijuana is just not that bad. Heroin may increase your risk of dying, cocaine use may increase your risk of dying; but no association was found between mortality and marijuana. Now, they did just follow these folks until age But, back then, these men were in their 30s, like in that other study.
But, wait a second. Cocaine kills thousands of Americans every year, alcohol kills tens of thousands, and tobacco breaks the graph, wiping out hundreds of thousands of people in the U.
Does that mean you could smoke like 40, joints without OD-ing? No; you may be able to smoke 2 million joints before a lethal overdose. Every year, cannabis is estimated to result in two million years of healthy life lost due to disability.
Now, this is tiny, compared to million or so years attributed to alcohol or tobacco, but still results in a lot of pain and suffering. But, what about our gum disease study? I thought the only physical health problems were dental in nature.Below is an approximation of this video’s audio content.
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