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Reefer Madness
« on: October 21, 2011, 02:27:11 pm »
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-killer-weed-20110928,0,2646834.story

Great story written about the chemist who turn a natural herb (my opinion) into a killer with no intention of creating a drug for public use. For all the OldKids who remember the sixties you will find this interesting.
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2011, 04:37:28 pm »
   Kind of amazing that they left out the reason why he synthesized those compounds. He got a great big grant to study the effects of marijuana on humans...but then couldn't get permission to use real marijuana. So he did what he had to do; he made what he needed. And now he's getting all sorts of crap for it.
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2011, 06:17:23 pm »
Interesting.....will pass that on to the writer of the story and ask "how come" he left it out? Thanks
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2011, 07:32:57 pm »
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-killer-weed-20110928,0,2646834.story

Great story written about the chemist who turn a natural herb (my opinion) into a killer with no intention of creating a drug for public use. For all the OldKids who remember the sixties you will find this interesting.


The only thing I remember about the 60's is $11 for a 3 finger baggie. ;)

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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2011, 07:51:41 pm »
The only thing I remember about the 60's is $11 for a 3 finger baggie. ;)

weren't they called "lids" back then...

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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2011, 07:55:55 pm »
I have no idea why I'm interested in this...I must be :nuts:
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2011, 08:05:36 pm »

weren't they called "lids" back then...

They were called that in the 70s for sure....of course I just remember hearing that in high school.


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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2011, 08:08:54 pm »
Yes, yes.  All theory and hypothetical suppositions.
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2011, 08:33:13 pm »
Yes, yes.  All theory and hypothetical suppositions.

Indeed...  8)
 
Why am I all of the sudden craving 7/11 nachos reading this thread though...  ???
 
 
 
I like the last couple sentences of this read Jim, whenever I hear martini I think of you.  ;)
 
"Huffman has never considered smoking his compounds, but he did smoke marijuana — once. It was in the mid-1990s, at a research conference in Arizona.

Two researchers flew in from Amsterdam with "very high-quality Dutch hash" tucked into a matchbox, he said. They offered. He smoked — scientific curiosity prevailed.

The effects were similar to two-and-a-half martinis, he recalled. And the smoke burned his throat.

"I decided to stick to martinis," the professor said. "They're legal."

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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2011, 08:54:47 pm »
I can certainly attest to the effects of 2.5 martinis...  as to the other...I'll drink the fifth.
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2011, 08:57:14 pm »
I can certainly attest to the effects of 2.5 martinis...  as to the other...I'll drink the fifth.

 :-X   :chugbeer:

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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2011, 09:00:12 pm »
And I cannot say 'reefer' with a straight face.  I spent too much time listening and watching these two in the early 70's.

Cheech & Chong Up in smoke car joke



They totally ruined me...
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2011, 01:02:56 am »
KNOCK  KNOCK  KNOCK

"Who is it?"

"It's Dave."

"Dave's not here."

I never smoked but I wouldn't have made it through high school without Cheech & Chong and Dave.
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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2011, 10:38:31 am »
I still love the Cheech & Chong movies, even knowing every line I still laugh my butt off!  ;D
 
Ain't that a peach!!  :rotflmao:

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Re: Reefer Madness
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2011, 04:41:44 pm »
Ah the Karmic wheel...... watched Cheech and Chong with my kids once......ever since they can't resist knocking on the bathroom door and yelling "Dave's not here man"....  and an ounce of pot was a LID and 2.5 martini would never make me want to eat 7/11 nachos.....barf them maybe but not crave them!  :'(
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