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  1. Alcohol kills 88,000 Americans yearly. 11,000 of them are people killed by drunk drivers. 33,000 die from tobacco each year. ZERO DEATHS FROM MARIJUANA EACH YEAR. Source US Government Center for disease Control, Atlanta GA(Annual Causes of Death, By Cause)

    Cause of death (Data from 2010 unless otherwise noted) Number
    All Causes 2,468,435
    Diseases of Heart 780,213
    Malignant Neoplasms [Cancer] 574,743
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 138,080
    Cerebrovascular Diseases 129,476
    Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) [Total] 120,859
    Motor Vehicle Accidents [subset of Total Accidents] 35,332
    Alzheimer’s Disease 83,494
    Diabetes Mellitus 69,071
    Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 50,476
    Influenza and Pneumonia 50,097
    Drug-Induced Deaths1 40,393
    Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) 38,364
    Septicemia 34,812
    Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 31,903
    Firearm Injuries 31,672
    Essential Hypertension and Hypertensive Renal Disease 26,634
    Alcohol-Induced Deaths 25,692
    Parkinson’s Disease 22,032
    Pneumonitis Due to Solids and Liquids 17,011
    Homicide 16,259
    Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) 8,369
    Viral hepatitis 7,564
    All Illicit Drugs Combined (2000)2 17,0002
    Cannabis (Marijuana)3 0

    2010 Drug Overdose Mortality Data In Detail as Reported By Paulozzi et al.4
    Drug Overdose Total 38,329
    Pharmaceutical Drugs 22,134
    Pharmaceutical Opioid Analgesics 16,651

    Pot laws let lazy kops pad “Dangerous Drugs” statistics. Legalize Pot already.

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