Dr Sanjay Gupta is now pro pot

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  1. Vashier

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    http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/09/health/gupta-weed-reaction/index.html
    CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta spent a year traveling around the world to shed light on the debate about marijuana. Catch his groundbreaking documentary "WEED" at 8 p.m. ET Sunday on CNN.

    (CNN) -- It was the pot story read around the world.
    Dr. Sanjay Gupta is used to making headlines. The brain surgeon and CNN's chief medical correspondent can't even leave his office and walk through CNN Center without tour groups stopping him to take his picture or compliment his work. But this time the intensity of interest in a story he wrote for CNN.com about how he changed his mind about the effectiveness of medical marijuana was something even he didn't anticipate.
    "The attention has been pretty intense, and I was a little surprised," Gupta said. "I know it's a provocative topic, but the science is there to back it up."
     
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    :leaf: good for him.
     
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    Can't believe it's even a debate.
     
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    Saw the clip on the news the other day. Good for him!
    I've been toking for 44 years and never a drug arrest. It doesn't negatively affect my life and I go to work each day with excellent reviews, I might add.

    Maybe I'll see it in my lifetime. :D
     
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    Yeah, it took watching some girl suffer through seizures for him to get a clue that marijuana is actually medicinal too. :facepalm:
     
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    Gupta probably plagiarized that report from someone else, much like many of his CNN stories.
     
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    Are you confusing Gupta with Zakaria?
     
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    I'm not encouraged that he now has this stance, I'm disappointed he didn't have it all along.


    Next up
    "Gupta realizes exercise is good for you"
     
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    Like that jackass, Dr. Oz, who had a show about carbohydrates and fucked up which ones were high on the glycemic index. :facepalm:
     
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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    Really? That dude was making me feel bad about what I eat.
     
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    So wait...the guy that Obama wanted to be our Surgeon General is pro pot and Obama is still siccing the Justice Department on people growing and selling pot in states where it's legal.

    Ladies and gentlemen, there's our government in a nutshell.
     
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    thanks CP
     
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    Damnit, yes. All those Paki's look the same, or something racist. I'm dumb.
     
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    ...yeah we needed a brain surgeon to figure this out. why cant these people just read the bio of harry anslinger and connect the dots. im on a big brother hate stomp ever since I found out I cant get a book I want unless I buy a kindle or some book nook reader. that's so fucked up I wanted it on paper not a pretentious ereader. :(
     
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    He had on guests who were instructed to intentionally misinform viewers about the Paleo Diet. Robb Wolf summed up that scumbag in an article he wrote a couple years back.

    http://robbwolf.com/2011/09/14/framework-matters/
     
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    ...all it takes is 15 seconds of listening to dr oz to figure out hes a complete money grabbing douche. some people might think that's judgmental, I call it a gift.
     
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    :behave: They're both Indian and Sanjay was born here.
     
  19. Vashier

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    What's major about this is he was anti pot. He wasn't a dr telling his pt's to use, he was writing off those pt's as addicts wanting to get high. Plus lots of people at home love the guy. This could be a hit to the feds. I've been saying for awhile that legalization isn't far off. The amount of tax revenue it'll pull in will be huge. Plus a stoned people are a calm people. ;)
     
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    In other news, water is wet...