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Channel 4 Pot Night and the Great Pot

In article <3kc1mq$nq4@lyra.csx.cam.ac.uk>, A.J. Burr
<ajb44@thor.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>I was told that cannabis was more serious because the intoxicating effect
>lasted _longer_ than for alchohol, [...]

I don't believe so.  This quotation is from another article by Paul
Hager, debunking some USAmerican marijuana "information" (mail me if
you'd like the full text).

         Another item cited in your anti-marijuana literature is a
    reference to research that has shown that "tracking" is impaired
    4 to 8 hours after initially smoking even though the person feels
    subjectively "sober".  Your literature didn't quite report this
    accurately, so it left the impression of significant impairment
    in many areas -- which has not been demonstrated.  "Tracking", by
    the way, describes the act of following a moving stimulus.  In
    contrast with marijuana, alcohol impairs coordination, motor
    control, and reaction time from 36 to 48 hours after intoxication
    (as reported in a recent issue of "Scientific American" in the
    "Science and the Citizen" section).

Tim.
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From: tim@pipex.net (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: uk.politics,alt.politics.british
Subject: Re: Channel 4 Pot Night and the Great Pot
Date: 17 Mar 1995 15:10:28 -0000
Organization: PIPEX, 216 Science Park, Cambridge, England
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