February 8, 2013

Marijuana a Gateway Drug to Cigarettes?

Kevin Redmon, Pacific Standard


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High school stoners have all kinds of pseudo-scientific theories about the harmlessness of cannabis. You can’t smoke yourself to death, the argument goes, the way an alcoholic can drink herself to death. Unlike meth, pot is a natural gift of Mother Gaia; unlike heroin, it’s not physically addictive; and unlike cigarettes, it’s not laced with formaldehyde.

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TAGGED: Cigarettes, Cannabis Abuse, Nicotine, Marijuana

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