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Number of American DEATHS per year from drugs, diseases, accidents, and the Petrochemical-Pharmaceutical-Complex, Inc..

HOW DANGEROUS IS MARIJUANA...
IN COMPARISON TO OTHER SUBSTANCES?

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A chart below from the back cover of the March, 1995 edition of "The Emperor Wears No Clothes: Hemp & the Marijuana Conspiracy," by Jack Herer. Please use a fixed-width/monospace/monotype font such as Courier, Monaco, etc. so that the chart columns line up better. Quote begins:
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NUMBER OF AMERICAN DEATHS PER YEAR that result directly or primarily from the following selected causes nationwide, according to World Almanacs, Life Insurance Actuarial (death) Rates, and the last 20 years of U.S. Surgeon Generals' reports. (Figures are for 1994 from the federal government's Bureau of Mortality Statistics and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, et al.--the last complete year at the time of this writing.)

Number_of_American_Deaths_per_Year.____________
_______________________________________________
TOBACCO_____________________340,000_to_450,000
ALCOHOL_(Not_including_________________150,000+
________50%_of_all____________________________
________highway_deaths_and____________________
________65%_of_all_murders).__________________
ASPIRIN_(Including_________________180_to_1000+
________deliberate_overdose)._________________
CAFFEINE_(From_stress,__________1000_to_10,000
________ulcers_and____________________________
________triggering_irregular__________________
________heartbeats,_etc.).____________________
"LEGAL"_DRUG_OVERDOSE_________14,000_to_27,000
________(Deliberate_or_____[see_table_below!]
________accidental)_from_legal,_______________
________prescribed_or_patent__________________
________medicines_and/or_mixing_______________
________with_alcohol,_e.g.____________________
________Valium/alcohol._______________________
ILLICIT_DRUG_OVERDOSE___________3,800_to_5,200
________(Deliberate___________________________
________or_accidental)_from___________________
________all_illegal_drugs.____________________
THEOPHYLLINE_(Pharmaceutical_drug___________50
________legally_prescribed_for_asthma)________
________Theophylline_is_also_responsible______
________for_6,500_Emergency_Room_admits_______
________and_1,000_cases_of_permanent__________
________brain_damage_per_year.________________
MARIJUANA__________________________________0
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LOWEST TOXICITY.
100% of the studies done at dozens of American universities and research facilities show pot toxicity does not exist. Medical history does not record anyone dying from an overdose of marijuana (UCLA, Harvard, Temple, etc.).
(Jack Herer quote ends.)
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*Jack Herer's Home Page.|
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/policy/briefing8.htm
*"DAWN Drug-Related Deaths" [ONDCP].|
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*Deaths from Drug Use per 100,000 drug Users.|
http://www.cannabis.com/linkscgi/links.shtml#medical
*MEDICAL MARIJUANA LINKS GALORE! USE, SAFETY, MYTHS, FACTS. Linkname: Medical [cannabis.com: Cannabis Related Links]. Medical section. MANY MEDICAL LINKS. ONE-OF-A-KIND SOURCE. Page down to "medical" section if sent to top of list.|
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LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH in the USA in 1996 (unless marked otherwise). According to the Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Health Statistics, and the Journal of American Medical Association (for adverse drug reactions death numbers; April 14, 1998 issue of JAMA; 279:1200-1205, 1998).

LEADING_CAUSES_OF_DEATH_in_the_USA_in_1996___
(unless_year_marked_otherwise).______________
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Total_deaths_______________________2,322,265
____________________________________________
1.__Heart_Disease____________________733,834
2.__Cancer___________________________544,278
3.__Stroke___________________________160,431
4.__Adverse_Drug_Reactions_(1994)____106,000*
______from_legal_drugs_at_doses_____________
______used_for_prevention,__________________
______diagnosis,_or_therapy.________________
5.__Pulmonary_disease________________106,146
6.__Accidents_________________________93,874
7.__Pneumonia/influenza_______________82,579
8.__Diabetes__________________________61,559
9.__HIV/AIDS__________________________32,665
10._Suicide___________________________30,862
11._Liver_disease_____________________25,135
....________________________________________
14._Homicide__________________________20,738
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http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n272/a03.html
*4-98. Drug Reactions Kill Over 100,000 a Year in U.S.|
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n273/a04.html
*4-98. Medications Kill 100,000 Annually, Study Says. [Petrochemical-Pharmaceutical-Complex, Inc.].|
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n327/a07.html
*5-98. US: Give Them Their Pills, The Fuddled Masses.|
http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/fastats/deaths.htm
*Statistical Rolodex - Deaths. [USA-1996. National Center for Health Statistics].|
http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/fastats/homicide.htm
*Statistical Rolodex - Homicide. [USA-1996. National Center for Health Statistics].|
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http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v99.n109.a11.html/all
*1-99. Canada: Wire: Bloc Wants To Legalize Marijuana For Medicinal [Purposes. "Debate is supposed to begin on Feb.19" in legislature].|

http://www.commonlink.com/~olsen/MEDICAL/POT/
http://www.calyx.com/~olsen/MEDICAL/POT/
*Patients Out of Time - Cannabis as Medicine. [represents six of the eight federal US patients. Lots of Info. Lists of endorsements from many healthcare groups].|

http://www.thecompassionclub.org/library/library.html
*Library. Medical Cannabis. Historical and Modern Records, Studies, Articles. The Compassion Club (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada).|

http://members.tripod.com/StephenJohn/medicine.html
*The Hemp Canadian. Medical Marijuana Clubs, Dispensaries, and Resource Centres.|

http://www.cannabis.com/linkscgi/links.shtml#medical
*MEDICAL MARIJUANA LINKS GALORE! USES, SAFETY, MYTHS, FACTS, GROUPS, ACTIVISM, ETC.. Linkname: Medical [cannabis.com: Cannabis Related Links]. Medical section. Page down to "medical" section if sent to top of list.|

http://www.drcnet.org/election98/election98.html
*DRCNet special reports: Election '98 (The Drug Policy Foundation). [Detailed initiative descriptions. Med. MJ history].|

http://www.usperspectives.org/med_mj/peter_mcwilliams/19981201.htm
*12-98. Peter McWilliams being murdered by Feds. [Best-selling author. Bubba Bob Barr wants more of this type of Drug War].|

http://www.onestopcom.net/hh/med
*The Hemp House - Medical use now!|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n266/a06.html
*Truth Becomes The First Casualty In Marijuana War. [DEA/PRIDE lies about 10,000 negative cannabis studies exposed!!].|

http://www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/ld199798/ldselect/ldsctech/151/15101.htm
*11-98. House of Lords - Science and Technology - Ninth Report [medical and recreational cannabis].|

http://www.iamm.com
*Church of the Universe.|

http://members.tripod.com/TooManyHawks/marshmarijuana.html
*The Marsh Marijuana Club.|

http://www.drugsense.org/dsw/1998/ds98.n72.html
*11-98. USA Elections. 9 FOR 9 WE WIN EVERYWHERE! Vote Percentages (middle of article). DrugSense Weekly.|

http://www.drcnet.org/election98/
*ELECTION '98! The Drug Reform Coordination Network.|

http://www.levellers.org/election98.htm
*Election.|

http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/medical_mj.htm
*Medical Marijuana - Master Reference [Cliff Schaffer library].|

http://www.norml.org/medical/mjorgs.html
*10-98. Medical Groups' Endorsements of Cannabis. Detailed lists.|

http://www.freeyellow.com/members5/tazzz54/index.html
*Reefers Joint.|

http://www.oshogardens.com/cannabis.htm
*Somananda's Cannabis Page.|

http://pdxnorml.org/Dr_Mikuriya.html
*"Marijuana: Medical Papers" (1839-1972) (Excellent Book; Thanks Dr. Mikuriya!).|

http://www.curandera-nm.com
*curandera defense fund.|

http://www.marijuana.org
*Californians For Compassionate Use.|

http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/lsd/weil.htm
*Andrew Weil.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n794.a05.html/all
*9-98. Sick Smokers Cost US $73 Billion Per Year - Study. [Petro-Pharm-Inc's hundreds of synthetic tobacco additives kill].|

http://www.farmacy.org
*Farmacy.|

http://www.swisscannabis.com
*Swiss hemp candies.|

http://www.worlddrive.com/LCCC/links.html
*London Cannabis Compassion Center's Med Links Page. ("Only The Best.").|

http://fast.to/simmpi
*siMMpi's homepage.|

http://www.fgi.net/~lstevens/cannabis/page.htm
*Cannabis Prevents Seizures. [Larry Stevens' fine, new medical (etc.) M/J site].|

http://www.medical-marijuana.com
*Medical Marijuana.|

http://www.afcu.net
*Americans For Cannabis Use.|

http://www.worlddrive.com/LCCC/
*London Cannabis Compassion Centre.|

http://www.commonlink.com/~olsen/MEDICAL/medical.html
*Marijuana As Medicine (Part of Carl E. Olsen's MJ Archive).|

http://members.aol.com/sativaflo/index.html
*Medical Marijuana legalization Network of Washington State.|

http://www.ohiohemp.org/
*For A Better Ohio [Medical MJ and Hemp Initiative].|

http://www.feist.com/~hemplady/med27.htm
*(Huntington's disease info; etc.).|

http://www.natlnorml.org/medical/medmj.studies.html
*Review Of Human Studies On Medical Use Of Marijuana. (from: NORML).|

http://www.health.gov.au/hfs/pubs/drug/cannab2/home.htm
*The Health And Psychological Consequences Of Cannabis Use.|

http://www.ndsn.org/JAN97/ZEESE-MM.html
*Research Findings on Medicinal Properties of Marijuana.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n594.a05.html/all
*7-98, California: The [unique LUNGREN-WILSON] Law Strikes Out [detailed CA 3-strikes info].|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n599.a02.html/all
*7-98, GERMANY: Magical Mystery Cures? [Commission E].|

http://www.marijuananews.com/new_physician_leadership_on_nati.htm
*7-98: Physician Leadership on National Drug Policy.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n587.a02.html/ghdex
*7-98: OPED: Time to End U.S. Drug Imperialism [Down on the Pharm, where the chemicals grow!].|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n327/a07.html
*5-98: US: Give Them Their Pills, The Fuddled Masses.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n273/a04.html
*4-98: Medications Kill 100,000 Annually, Study Says.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98/n272/a03.html
*4-98: Drug Reactions Kill Over 100,000 a Year in US.|

http://www.paston.co.uk/users/webbooks/medical.html
*UKCIA...'s: "1000+ Major Medical Articles Recommend Medical M/J."|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n506.a02.html/all
*High Court Oks [Lungren-pushed] Stiff '3-Strikes' Sentences.|

http://www.royalsoc.ac.uk/st_pol33.htm
*Royal Society of London Statement on Cannabis.|

http://www.drugsense.org/CCUA/chrono.html
*Compassionate Use Act of 1996 - Chronology [Prop. 215 & after].|

http://home.ican.net/~robbed/index.html
*Reefers Joint.|

http://cgi.pathfinder.com/drweil/qa/0,1471,1093,00.html
*Ask Dr. [Andrew] Weil - Q&A: Straight Dope on Pot?|

http://www.usperspectives.org/documents/HTML/healthcare.htm
*Cannabis, US Healthcare, Eco-Harm Reduction, & Petro-Pharm. Inc.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n336.a15.html/all
*US CA: LTE: Three Strikes Law As Seen From The View Of A Parent.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n353.a03.html/all
*All 3 of LUNGREN'S "3-STRIKES" from ONE NON-VIOLENT ACT. 5-98.|

http://mojo.calyx.net/~normlca/medical.html
*NORML Canada Medical Page.|

http://www.marijuananews.com/sending_mixed_messages_on_drugs.htm
"Sending Mixed Messages On Drugs" [MJ truth vs. Pharm-Inc. lies].|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n327.a07.html/all
*US: Give Them Their Pills, The Fuddled Masses. [Pill statistics!].|

http://www.hempnation.com/library/medical/medical.html
*[Hempnation.com: Worldwide medical MJ archives. Well-subdivided].|

http://www.msnbc.com/news/120686.asp
*MSNBC - Inside a compassionate pot plantation [California].|

http://www.marijuananews.com/best_selling_author__aids.htm
*Peter McWilliams Launches Medical MJ Press [& BIBLE HISTORY!].|

http://www.norml.org/news/archives/98-04-09.shtml
*NORML News - April 9, 1998. [U.S. SENATE REPUBLICAN FASCISTS!].|

http://www.medicalmarijuana.com
*Coloradans For Medical Rights.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n291.a03.html/all
*[U.S. HARM REDUCTION. Since 1981 40% of AIDS from dirty needles].|

http://www.marijuananews.com/medical_cannabis.htm
*Medical Cannabis [MarijuanaNews.com's many press articles].|

http://www.mapinc.org/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/mapinc/andex?INDEX=medmj&SIZE=640&PAGE=1&SORT=latest&FROM=
*[MAP press articles] Drugnews Index (Medicinal Marijuana).|

http://www.marijuananews.com/press_release_from_rep_mccollum.htm
*[NORML's 4/20 Response to Rep. McCollum's HR 372 Press Release.|

http://www.trvnet.net/~mmcmahon/
*Patients Out of Time.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n273.a09.html/all
*[U.S:][!CORRECTLY-] Prescribed Drugs Make 1 in 15 Sicker.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n272.a03.html/all
*Drug Reactions Kill Over 100,000 a Year in U.S., Report Says.|

http://www.drcnet.org/rapid/1998/2-27.html#nomedmj
*House Republicans Declare: Damn the Science, Full Speed Ahead!|

http://www.norml.org/news/index.shtml#story1
*[SENATE REPUBLICANS PASS ANTI-MEDICAL MARIJUANA BILL, April 1998].|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n270.a11.html/pot
*US CA: Legal Haze Clouds Medical Pot Law [Prop 215 implementation].|

http://www.levellers.org/theramod.htm
*Therapeutic Models of Medicine [Status of Different Initiatives].|

http://congress.nw.dc.us/norml/
*FAX Congress -- NORML [WEB-BASED FAXING].|

http://www.mpp.org/bills97.html
*MPP: Marijuana-Related Legislation Pending in the 105th Congress.|

http://www.norml.org/laws/fedleg.html
*NORML [Pending FEDERAL Medical Use Legislation].|

http://www.marijuananews.com/adverse_pharmaceutical_reactions.htm
*Adverse Pharmaceutical Reactions Major Cause of Death [JAMA 4-98].|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n264.a05.html/all
*Rebuttal of H. Res. 372- A Case of Mistaken Identity. [Nation].|

http://www.lacbc.org
*los angeles cannabis buyers club.|

http://www.lacbc.com
*los angeles cannabis buyers club.|

http://mojo.calyx.net/~olsen/MEDICAL/YOUNG/young.html
*DEA's Francis Young ["no ... cannabis-induced fatality"][&p57].|

http://www.marijuananews.com/important_and_outrageous_cases.htm
*Important and Outrageous Cases.|

http://www.marijuanamagazine.com
*The Medical Marijuana Magazine [Peter McWilliams].|

http://www.alpworld.com/HEALTH/Cartoons/Cartoons.html
*Political Cartoons about Prop. 215 [Doonesbury, Lungren].|

http://members.labridge.com/cats/general/response.htm
*FACTS Response to Dan Lungren [his Drug-War 3-strikes laws].|

http://caag.state.ca.us/org/lungbio.htm
*A Brief Biography of Daniel Lungren, Attorney General...|

http://www.victorvalley.com/health&law/hlaw-aug/lungren.htm
*Interview with Dan Lungren. August, 1996.|

http://ca94.election.digital.com/e/cand/attgen/lungren.html
*1994 California Voter Information: Dan Lungren.|

http://www.xmission.com/~sam3915/lungren.html
*California's Police State Under Dan Lungren and Pete Wilson.|

http://www.shug.co.uk/research/index.htm
*Research index. [EXTENSIVE, and not just cannabis].|

http://www.groovyweb.com/adhi/
*Marijuana is Legal.|

http://www.levellers.org/cannabis.html
*Levellers Medical Marijuana Home Page.|

http://www.hanfnet.de/acm/english/index.html
*ACM - Alliance for Cannabis as Medicine - Startseite.|

http://www.curandera-nm.com/
*Curandera Defense Site [medical marijuana].|

http://members.tripod.com/~ez2bkind/RI.html
*Rhode Island Compassionate Use Act 97S-0555.|

http://www.npnhost.com/herbs/index.html
*Mother Nature's own Alternatives.|

http://www.freeyellow.com/members2/bestlif
*Natures Miracles.|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/1997/v97.n473.a04.html
*Swiss Heroin-Prescribing [Harm Reduction vs Drug War].|

http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/1997/v97.n434.a04.html
*Swiss Voters Back Gov't Drug Policy [Harm Reduction].|

http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/Misc/beergood.htm
*Why beer is good and the illegal drugs are bad - from Anheuser B.|

http://www.commonlink.com/users/carl-olsen/HEMP/IHA/iha02209.html
*Potential medical uses of Cannabis.|

http://www.levellers.org/medmj.html
*Medical Marijuana: The Law Enforcement Approach to Medicine?|

http://www.rxmarihuana.com/index.html
*RxMarihuana.com: Marihuana-the Forbidden Medicine.|

http://www.gnv.fdt.net/~jrdawson/maclemore1.htm
*Alan Carter-Maclemore homepage.|

http://www.freeyellow.com/members/rtshaw/
*Medical Marijuana [patient Ron Shaw's website].|

http://www.gnv.fdt.net/~jrdawson/joehart.htm
*JOE HART LEGAL DEFENSE FUND Key West Medicinal Cannabis Providers Club.|

http://www.gnv.fdt.net/~jrdawson/prisonletters.htm
*GREEN PRISONERS...Letters from the Front Lines.|

http://www.marijuanafacts.org/
*Marijuana Myths, Marijuana Facts: A Review of the scientific evidence.|

http://www.foobar.co.uk/users/ukcia/politics/studies.html#young
*Major government studies on cannabis.|

http://www.nih.gov/news/medmarijuana/MedicalMarijuana.htm
*Paper from USA government medical experts on the medical uses of cannabis (new! 1997).|

http://www.gnv.fdt.net/~jrdawson
*JAMES DAWSONS FREEDOM PAGES.|

http://www.gnv.fdt.net/~jrdawson/justice2.htm
*Journey for Justice.|

http://home.ican.net/~indica/wwcc.html
*W.W.C.C.|

http://www.CannabisSativa.com
*Medical information.|

http://www.marijuana.org/
*Californians For Compassionate Use.|

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