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originally posted by: projectvxn
In your opinion, based upon what you’ve seen and what information you have regarding this incident, do you believe that these doctors have any reason to suspect marijuana to the exclusion of other factors? If yes, do you think it is the THC itself doing this or other chemical compounds found in marijuana like myrcene?
originally posted by: BASSPLYR
Me thinks those doctors diagnosing this fatality are dip shifts.
originally posted by: visitedbythem
originally posted by: notsure1
a reply to: visitedbythem
We will begin to see deaths in the future, after Monsanto starts playing with Cannabis DNA
Damm I never thought of that before. Reading that kinda bummed me out.
That's why the people who legally grow Cannabis for medical reasons are stocking up and making their own seeds. They just keep them in the freezer for long storage.
originally posted by: Iamonlyhuman
originally posted by: SeaWorthy
There have been many children poisoned and seriously ill from eating brownies and other "treats".
Poisoned from the marijuana or from other ingredients in the brownies? If you make a claim, you really should say where you get your information from.
originally posted by: Caver78
How THIS ^^^^ got twisted into four pages of irrelevant opinions eludes me. If you're going to make a thread about a subject then use click bait as your only source instead of the original material, well, shame on ya!
The authors report an 11-month-old male who, following cannabis exposure, presented with central nervous system depression after seizure, and progressed to cardiac arrest and died. Myocarditis was diagnosed post-mortem and cannabis exposure was confirmed. Given the temporal relationship of these two rare occurrences – cannabis exposure and sudden death secondary to myocarditis in an 11-month-old – as well as histological consistency with drug-induced myocarditis without confirmed alternate causes, and prior reported cases of cannabis-associated myocarditis, a possible relationship exists between cannabis exposure in this child and myocarditis leading to death.
Given this information, the authors deduce that cannabis consumption occurred within the recent two to six days
Limitations in this report include the case study design, the limitations on interpreting an exact time, dose and route of cannabis exposure, the specificity of histopathology being used to classify etiology of myocarditis, and inconsistent blood culture results. The inconsistency in blood culture results also raises concern of a contributing bacterial etiology in the development of myocarditis, lending to the possibility that cannabis may have potentially induced the fatal symptomatology in an already-developing silent myocarditis.
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: seattlerat
“We are absolutely not saying that marijuana killed that child,” said Dr. Thomas Nappe, an author of the report who is now the director of medical toxicology at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pa.
Nappe, who co-authored the report with Dr. Christopher Hoyte, explained that the doctors simply observed this unusual sequence of events, documented it and alerted the medical community that it is worth studying a possible relationship between cannabis and the child’s cause of death, myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart muscle.
Nappe emphasized that the word associated should not be interpreted as indicating a cause and effect.
“You just can’t make those statements because then what happens is lay people say ‘Oh my god, did you hear a kid died from marijuana poisoning?’ and it can be sensationalized,” said Dr. Noah Kaufman, a Northern Colorado emergency room physician.
Except that’s not what the doctors meant.
“We are absolutely not saying that marijuana killed that child,” said Thomas Nappe, an author of the report who is now the director of medical toxicology at St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pa.
Nappe, who co-authored the report with Christopher Hoyte, explained that the doctors simply observed this unusual sequence of events, documented it and alerted the medical community that it is worth studying a possible relationship between cannabis and the child’s cause of death, myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart muscle.
originally posted by: TinySickTears
how is a possible relationship between the same thing as confirmed cause?
again i am no doctor but it seems like plenty of assumptions/associations are being made.
2-6 days after ingesting some insane edible the baby died?????