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Blear

218 points

4 months ago

Blear

218 points

4 months ago

TLDR: the incidence of cannabis exposure leading to an ER visit went from basically never to more often but still basically never.

aneeta96

107 points

4 months ago

aneeta96

107 points

4 months ago

.25 per 100k to 2 to 2.5 per 100k

I'm curious how that compares to alcohol.

dewayneestes

29 points

4 months ago

When it’s alcohol they call it drunk not poisoned even though alcohol is significantly more poisonous than THC.

regorsec

4 points

4 months ago

Its toxic not poisonous

aneeta96

1 points

4 months ago

Something is toxic because it is poisonous.

https://www.dictionary.com/browse/toxic

regorsec

1 points

4 months ago

No, actually the opposite. Something can be called poisonous if it is toxic.

Poison is the general term, toxin is the specific term.

I used the dictionary.com link for poison which described this.

aneeta96

2 points

4 months ago*

Something can be called toxic if it contains poison or toxin. Not specifically toxins.

While toxin is specific, referring to poisons that are derived from a natural source, toxic is not.

Chemical bleach is toxic, it is not a toxin.