STRANGE & AMAZING FACTS ABOUT MARIJUANA - YOU JUST CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP - PART 2
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7 Pot for your Dog?
"Marijuana toxicity is no laughing matter and if people note their dogs have gotten into it they should seek veterinary care immediately, When you get to the vet, tell them the truth right away? - Dr. Robert
Dogs that are indoors and eat junk food (puppy chow) suffer from many of the disorders that humans do. Marijuana users who know if their Pets are happy, say, yes feeding a bit of Pot edibles to kitty or doggy makes a big difference their behavior. They are more lovey dovey and affectionate, more like their old selves.
"Increasingly, owners of dogs with chronic pain, nausea, or appetite problems have begun asking if medical marijuana could help their dog’s quality of life, like it has done for some people. " - Los Angeles Veterinarian Doug Kramer
People have used medicinal marijuana to ease everything from glaucoma to the side effects of chemotherapy. So why shouldn't man's best friend give medicinal pot a shot? Pot owners that give weed to their pets warn, be careful, don't get them stoned. Stoned animals simply don't function, at all.
“I grew tired of euthanizing pets when I wasn’t doing everything I could to make their lives better, I felt like I was letting them down. I think it’s pretty bad that there are a number of veterinarians that are giving a variety of different products by a variety of different roots without any basis behind it at al” - Kramer, Vet
8 Naming in the Tradition of Horse Racing Stoned
The naming of a strain of Marijuana and a Racehorse is very similar. The name often pays homage to the parents with a twist of some sort. Sometimes the name of the strain has nothing to do with the parents, kind of like Prince's name has nothing to do with Mom and Pop.
Likewise, Marijuana can be named after a rock band or a gun, as in AC/CD and AK47 as if to imply jokingly, the pot variety will electrify or maybe blow your brains out..
Horse breeders and Marijuana growers must both be naughty by nature. Check out the evidence in the names they conjure up.
- Ghost Zapper
- Hoof Hearted
- Bad Hair Day
- Beer Belly Bob
- Beer Gut
- Behind Belly Button
- Between The Sheets
- Bird Brain
- Blame The Dog
- Bruce The Horse
- Bubble Gum
- Green Crack
- Super Silver Sour Diesel Haze
- Hog's Breath
- Train Wreck
- Rolling Thunder
- Strawberry Cough
- Love Lettuce
- Hilltown Tumbleweed
- Foxy's Rhinofuck - Matanuska Thunderfuck
Can you see it now? The Horse Marijuana Owner Hybrid?
You're at Santa Anita Park. And the various Medical Marijuana billionaires are there with their horses, named Love Lettuce, Rolling Thunder etc. And these nouveau riche name their new MMJ hybrid California Chrome (the Kentucky Derby winner).
9 The Soapy Marijuana Caper
Did you know that Cannabinoids like THC and CBD are fat soluble? If you prepare infused cannabis edibles, the answer is, of course you did. But did you know that THC is also soap soluble. Well, if you know a bit of chemistry you would quickly say yes also. However, what happened in this story freaked some mothers right out.
A number of babies were tested positive for Marijuana in their urine. You'd think that secondhand smoke would be the cause. But to get that kind of a response, the Mother's in question would have to be smoking not grams but ounces of pot per day. It turned out that an ingredient in a Johnson & Johnson soap was giving a false THC response. A better test using HPLC confirmed that the guilty party was Johnson & Johnson and not the mom. We wonder, exactly what exactly does that THC mimicking chemical do to babies? Is it toxic or what?
10 Suicide Rates Decreased in areas where Medical Marijuana became Available
A Colorado study found that suicides went down after Medical and Recreational Cannabis were legalized.
"Our results suggest that the passage of a medical marijuana law is associated with an almost 5% reduction in total suicide rate, an 11% reduction in the suicide rate of age 20-29 males, and a 9% reduction in the suicide rate of 30-39 males."
The segment of the population most at risk are young men. It is theorized that a sizable portion of these the 20-30 year olds switched from binge drinking to Marijuana smoking.
"Our results suggest that the passage of a medical marijuana law is associated with an almost 5 percent reduction in the total suicide rate, an 11 percent reduction in the suicide rate of 20- through 29-year-old males, and a 9 percent reduction in the suicide rate of 30- through 39-year-old males." - German Study on the Effects of Medical Marijuana in California
11 Illegal Marijuana Operations can be Foul for Man and Beast Alike
Illegal operators are not necessarily bad nor stupid. But some definitely are bad and or stupid. Outdoor operations that spray toxic chemicals and set out poison have been implicated in the deaths of owls, fischers (mammals), birds,
Outdoor grow operations have their downsides, too — particularly illegal plots of pot plants. Endangered spotted owls in California's Mendocino County are threatened by the rat poison put out by people who grow pot illegally on isolated stretches of public land. In 2012, two spotted owls found dead in Mendocino County tested positive for rat poison, as did the bodies of 85 percent of dead mammals called fishers.
The people who harvest illegal pot might be exposed to toxic chemicals that cause serious health problems. A few years ago, hospital workers in Albania admitted a cluster of illnesses that turned out be related to illegal marijuana farming. More than 700 patients treated at one village alone. Workers who had prolonged skin contact with the cannabis symptoms of vomiting, cramps, gastrointestinal pain and irregular heartbeats.
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