Articles tagged with: Toxicology

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2018’s most popular health article promoting cannabis’ safety found to be biased and misleading

in urhealthguide, by John Regan

— 20 Dec 2018

“The article fails to point out that only very limited, low-quality evidence supports the use of cannabis for treating chronic pain. The article also fails to describe the potent...

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Activated charcoal tablets are unlikely to be effective in counteracting date rape drugs; individuals who have been given date rape drugs should seek medical attention

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“Buy yourselves charcoal activated tablets […] it will counteract most date rape drugs”

SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook

Published: 29 Jun 2021

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2018’s most popular health article wrongly claims that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol

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Federal study finds marijuana a hundred times less toxic than alcohol, safer than tobacco

SOURCE: John Regan, urhealthguide

Published: 20 Dec 2018

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