In the year commercial marijuana sales began, 2014, Colorado had 3 unnecessary deaths in 2014, not including traffic fatalities. The state has spent an unprecedented amount on emergency medical treatment and to combat fires from hash oil explosions, at TAXPAYERS’ expense. Before another state votes legalizes marijuana, look what has happened in Colorado:
• Toddler Levi Welton died in a fire while parents smoked pot with friends and left the 2-yr-old and 5-yr old in another room, January.
• In March, 19-year exchange student Levy Thamba Pongi jumped 4 stories to his death after eating pot cookie. Continue reading Policy Leads to Lawsuits, Extreme 911 Emergencies
There have been at least 15 deaths directly caused by marijuana (and 3 more deaths with pot a probable cause), in Washington state since December, 2012, when marijuana possession became legal:
3 teens killed in crash by student driver high on marijuana 5 pedestrian deaths in Vancouver, WA 5 deaths in a school shooting including the gunman 2 neighbors died after hash oil explosions 2 shooting deaths for robbing a marijuana grow. 1 motorcyclist killed by a stoned driver
“THE world is watching Washington’s historic experiment with marijuana legalization, and we’re screwing it up.” claimed a recent editorial in the Seattle Times. Continue reading Crashes, Fires, Shootings Cause 18 Deaths
Once again marijuana and violence are in the news as we listen to the heart-wrenching court proceedings of the Boston bomber, Johar Tsarnaev. We just finished hearing the details regarding the senseless murder in 2012 of “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle and another veteran sniper, Chad Littlefield, by a man they were trying to help. Eddie Ray Routh, prosecutors say, had a long history of “self-intoxication.” He smoked marijuana the morning Continue reading Modern Reefer Madness
In the current decade, BHO labs have replaced meth labs as the most dangerous drug manufacturing process in the US. A slew of explosions are the consequence of changing public policies to benefit the 7 or 8 % of adults who use pot. Continue reading Hash Oil Fires Explode with Popularity of Dabbing