SAFETY AS A MEDICINE of Cannabis and Hemp - Studies completed
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1981 - Study ~ Cognition and Long-Term Use of Ganja (Cannabis)
1992 - Study ~ Excerpt from the Merck Manual
1992 - News ~ Three Things Marijuana Doesn't Do
1996 - News ~ Proven: Cannabis is safe medicine
2008 - Study ~ Adverse effects of medical cannabinoids: a systematic review
2008 - Study ~ Merck Manual - Marijuana (Cannabis)
2009 - News ~ Health Risks of Marijuana Still Not Nailed Down
2009 - News ~ Four percent of adults worldwide using cannabis
2010 - Study ~ An index of fatal toxicity for drugs of misuse.
2011 - Study ~ Annual Causes of Death in the United States
2011 - News ~ Is Pot Good For You?
2012 - Study ~ Medical Marijuana: Clearing Away the Smoke
|Diseases of Heart||780,213|
|Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer]||574,743|
|Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases||138,080|
|Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) [Total]||120,859|
|Motor Vehicle Accidents [subset of Total Accidents]||35,332|
|Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis||50,476|
|Influenza and Pneumonia||50,097|
|Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide)||38,364|
|Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis||31,903|
|Essential Hypertension and Hypertensive Renal Disease||26,634|
|Pneumonitis Due to Solids and Liquids||17,011|
|Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)||8,369|
|All Illicit Drugs Combined (2000)2||17,0002|
2010 Drug Overdose Mortality Data In Detail as Reported By Paulozzi et al.4
|Drug Overdose Total||38,329|
|Pharmaceutical Opioid Analgesics||16,651|
(Drug Overdose Deaths and Pharmaceutical Drugs, 2010) "In 2010, there were 38,329 drug overdose deaths in the United States; most (22 134; 57.7%) involved pharmaceuticals; 9429 (24.6%) involved only unspecified drugs. Of the pharmaceutical-related overdose deaths, 16,451 (74.3%) were unintentional, 3780 (17.1%) were suicides, and 1868 (8.4%) were of undetermined intent. Opioids (16,651; 75.2%), benzodiazepines (6497; 29.4%), antidepressants (3889; 17.6%), and antiepileptic and antiparkinsonism drugs (1717; 7.8%) were the pharmaceuticals (alone or in combination with other drugs) most commonly involved in pharmaceutical overdose deaths. Among overdose deaths involving opioid analgesics, the pharmaceuticals most often also involved in these deaths were benzodiazepines (5017; 30.1%), antidepressants (2239; 13.4%), antiepileptic and antiparkinsonism drugs (1125; 6.8%), and antipsychotics and neuroleptics (783; 4.7%)."