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So how much weed DO you have to smoke in order to get a lethal overdose?













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You have to smoke approximately 15,000 joints in under 20 minutes to get a lethal overdose of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).


I challenge anyone to try that. Lets get started.

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  • mienftw
  • October 19, 2009, 5:34 pm
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    40–60 mg (0.5-1.0 mg/kg) can be a lethal dosage for adult humans.

    Most cigarettes (in the smoke inhaled) contain 0.1 to 2.8 milligrams of nicotine. It is impossible however to overdose on nicotine through smoking alone (though a person can overdose on nicotine through a combination of nicotine patches, nicotine gum, and/or tobacco smoking at the same time.)

    Source: Wikipedia

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    I don't really understand your point. I'm indifferent to the legalisation, either way i'll smoke it. But the argument that just because it doesn't kill you means it should be legal is pretty flawed. Lots of things that don't kill you are illegal and lots of things that do kill you are legal. It's illegal because it affects a persons mind and it wasn't mainstream enough in earlier days that it became accepted as readily. It's not legalised because any party that tried to push this through would get slated endlessly. This legalisation will never happen because it's politcal suicide, not because they actually care what it does to you.

    Also i read somewhere a while back that cannabis cannot be taxed, so governments wouldn't get any benefit from legalising it.

    • Dannyl
    • November 26, 2009, 3:48 am
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    You're going to die of CO2 poisoning long before THC overdose.

    Yes. The CO2 will corrode your blood LONG before the THC can do that. Plus, THC is almost impossible to OD on, thus, the burning of the lungs will kill you. THC is only known to be toxic under any insertion besides smoking it.
    - LaMountain October 9, 2011, 6:57 am
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    So what's the real number? If I smoke strong cigarettes which is 7mg nicotine in one. 20*7mg = 140 mg in 20 minutes sounds dangerous.

    • xdvx
    • October 19, 2009, 6:43 pm
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    Nicotine is dangerous either way.

    • mienftw
    • October 19, 2009, 6:47 pm
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    Exactly why there hasn't been one death related to marijuana in the history of forever. We NEED to legalize it!

    • mienftw
    • October 25, 2009, 9:29 pm
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    No, we need to legalize it because then potheads will have nothing more to complain about!

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    That too!

    • mienftw
    • November 2, 2009, 7:13 pm
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    you have to smoke something like 750 joints in under 20 minutes to get a thc overdose

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    just smoked 14 999 .... glad i didnt do that last one aye

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    Let's try it out on some hippies...

    • Bekenel
    • November 7, 2010, 9:40 pm
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    Can we just ingest 15000 joints worth of THC and not smoke it?

    technically yes since its the smoke (Co2) that kills you not the THC.
    although, i wouldn't do it because you would get astronomicaly stoned and might end up killing or hurting yourself doing something stupid.
    - mofosho October 9, 2011, 6:04 pm
    then have people on stand by to make sure you're safe from yourself, let the science begin. AWAY *jumps on horse, pulls out sword, and rides off into sunset*
    - triclebickle October 9, 2011, 6:15 pm
    for science!
    lol WE SHUD MAKE FUGGIN WEED PIZZAS!
    (widdlyscudz?)
    - mofosho October 9, 2011, 7:05 pm
    that way when you get the munchies and have pizza you get even higher we would be billionaires!!
    - triclebickle October 9, 2011, 7:18 pm
    - mofosho October 9, 2011, 7:25 pm
    DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUDE
    - triclebickle October 9, 2011, 7:26 pm
    our shop would be called papa rasta
    my dish would be #9 rasta supreme
    - mofosho October 9, 2011, 7:30 pm
    mine would be #6 the willie nelson special
    - triclebickle October 9, 2011, 8:00 pm
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    you cant die from weed
    well yes if you smoke that much you would die but you would die from smoke (Co2) inhalation, not from the THC itself

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    as a stoner, i am just gonna say it would be awful for weed to be legalized. de-criminalized is the best for it, if it were legalized thered be tax and shit it just wouldnt be better at all

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    NOT TRUE

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    hope they do legalize it then we won't have to so sneaky and we can go smoke it anywhere without anyone saying anything about it so we could go right up 2 a cop and blew it right in his face say what u can't arrest me now bitch lol

    *be so *to *blow *and say *you *laugh out loud.

    "...we could go right up 2 a cop and blew it right in his face say what u can't arrest me now bitch lol."

    No a twat would do that if it were legalized.
    - HippyBoy October 27, 2010, 8:26 am
    agreed. if i was a cop and someone walked up to me and did that. theyd get a nightstick to the temple. not to mention, if they legalized it, id have less trafficers to pull over, rob, and let them on their way.

    ... and thats why i decided not to become a cop.
    - c8r15 October 27, 2010, 10:41 am
    - HippyBoy October 27, 2010, 11:14 am
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