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Can You Get Hepatitis From Smoking Pot

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Ask the Experts

Can excessive pot smoking cause mental problems?

What problems will excessive pot smoking cause? If someone smokes from sun-up to sundown daily for years, besides physical problems, what type of mental issues, if any, occur?...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
If someone is smoking from sun-up to sundown daily for years, I'd be more than a little concerned. Besides the problem with chronic smoke inhalation and the toxins it contains, there are some mental issues. Today's marijuana is... Read more »

Second Hand Pot Smoke Possible Interaction with Sustiva?

I am a 33 year old HIV Poz man who is attached to another guy with the same HIV status plus he is... Read more »

Second Hand Pot Smoke Possible Interaction with Sustiva?

I am a 33 year old HIV Poz man who is attached to another guy with the same HIV status plus he is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reducing Widespread Pipe Sharing and Risky Sex Among Crystal Methamphetamine Smokers in Toronto: Do Safer Smoking Kits Have a Potential Role to Play?

Many negative health consequences, including potential hepatitis transmission, are associated with smoking crystal methamphetamine. The authors of the current study set out to determine whether a crystal methamphetamine smoking kit might help reduce... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can We Make Crack Cocaine Smoking Safer?

People who smoke crack cocaine are at risk of acquiring HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B from the physical injuries caused by smoking crack, and also through condomless sex. 1-4 While needle and syringe programs (NSPs) are well established as HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? People with HIV disease are more likely to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Smoking and Your Health: How to Quit (and Why You Should)

Smoking as a Public Health Issue Health Hazards of Smoking Smoking, HIV, and HAART Benefits of Quitting Kicking the Habit How to Quit A Word About Weight Gain Tools for Quitting Conclusion Smoking Cessation Resources Selected Sources By... Read more »
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pot to help?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Just wondering how many people use medical marijauna to help with depression, eating whatever... I've been using it for awhile now and I think it helps but I want to know your thoughts? Read more »

are you a cracked pot ?

Posted by firefly, 3 Replies
A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on the end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots was perfectly made and never leaked. The other pot had a crack in it and by the time the water bearer reached his master's... Read more »

Pot

Posted by ItsFaith, 1 Reply
Again...I know what you were thinking!!!! ;-)

THE CRACKED POT

A water bearer in India had two large pots, each hung on each end of a
pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in
it, and while the other pot was perfect and always... Read more »

Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »