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Crack babies from marijuana smoke

The Fox News Medical A-Team: Fox News doctor: ‘Crack babies’ come from women ‘smoking this whole marijuana business’

“We’re seeing in Colorado that we had 13 kids that came to the emergency [room] and ended up in the ICU as a result of overdose from marijuana,” Samadi said. “Now we have crack babies coming in because pregnant women are smoking this whole marijuana business.”

For those who were wondering, “Now we have crack babies coming in because pregnant women are smoking this whole marijuana business” is apparently some kind of official medical jargon.

Mr. T would pity this fool.

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19 comments to Crack babies from marijuana smoke

  • Will

    I realize pregnant women often have unusual cravings during pregnancy, but the urge to smoke a “whole marijuana business” is one I haven’t heard of until now.

    I wonder if Dr. Samadi will venture beyond Fox News to peddle his nonsense now that he’s thrown his hat in the ring as one of the cannabis prohibition crazies. But if he does, I’d advise him not to leave his hat lying in the ring for too long. Some pregnant lady might develop the insatiable urge to smoke it.

  • Will

    Here’s some info straight from the brain of Dr. David Samadi, cut and pasted verbatim from his Facebook page;

    ———————–

    MY THOUGHTS:
    Please do not use “medical” marijuana as a way to get recreational marijuana legal. It is not good for your health, from brain, heart, lungs all BAD. Pregnant women smoking POT, oh well congratulations. That is really STUPID, causing “crack babies”
    The level of THC has changed and long term data for this drug is not available, There’s no real study done to know that is really helpful.
    Occasion cases of MS, Glaucoma, HIV and Cancer patients can use Sativex etc…
    No real medical benefit here. and certainly not safer than Alcohol, just because something does not kill you as fast as Heroin or Alcohol, it doesn’t mean that it is safe for you long term.

    ————–

    WTF?

  • kaptinemo

    Nuttier and nuttier and nuttier. The more they lose, they crazier they’ll get, and here’s more proof.

    The relief valve on the prohib’s mental and emotional boiler has been shut off by them, alone. When it explodes, I wouldn’t want to be standing nearby; it’s bound to be messy…

    • Will

      Maybe I haven’t been paying attention, but is Dr Samadi new to the cannabis debate? I suspect he’s fairly new and his entrance into the debate probably went something like this;

      Fox News Producer: “David, now that DC has legalized home growing of marijuana, we need you to comment on how deadly this plant really is.”

      Dr. Samadi: “But I am urologist, I don’t know much knowledges about the marijuanas”.

      FNP: “That’s not a problem, just follow the rigid ideology of our other news commentators.”

      Dr. S.: “You mean the unknown nothings with hair on fire dialogues?”

      FNP: “Yep, you’re the man.”

      • thelbert

        i susapect dr. samadi is new to the english language. or maybe he’s just drunk on a safe drug like alcohol.

    • Hope

      Here’s one for the collection, Kaptinemo.

      LISTEN: DEA agent cites ‘science’ to warn Utah lawmakers about fearless stoned rabbits

      http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/listen-dea-agent-cites-science-to-warn-utah-lawmakers-about-fearless-stoned-rabbits/

      • Windy

        My comment on that story when I posted it on facebook:

        The (unconstitutional) government agency which is tasked with controlling some drugs, SHOULD, at the VERY least, be somewhat knowledgeable about the drugs it controls. They OBVIOUSLY know NOTHING about cannabis. Raw cannabis, eaten raw will NOT get any being high, it takes HEAT to transform the precursor, THCA, into the psychoactive cannabinoid, THC.
        How do you suppose they think those rabbits are going to heat the plants? lighters? forest fires? stoves? volcanoes? hot springs? Their own body heat is NOT high enough to make the transformation. I just recently wrote that we need to stop with the demeaning labels, calling names; but when the label fits perfectly, like it does in this instance, I’m going to go against my own advice and just do it.
        The DEA is run by willfully ignorant idiots! Or else they think the American people are stupid enough to believe this BS.

      • kaptinemo

        Thanks, Hope. I left my tuppence there. And I think we may have another new meme. Or, actually it’s an old one, with new life breathed into it:

        “End the DrugWar that we didn’t ask for!” Short, sweet and to the point. A phrase that we might want to promote when dealing with Congress in the future.

  • Servetus

    Fox News President Roger Ailes presumes his Fox viewers have racist tendencies. Ailes himself is credited with making the remorseless racist Richard Nixon look more acceptable to voters in the 1968 presidential campaign, wherein Nixon employed the “Southern Strategy” to win. The move jumpstarted Ailes political news career, and Nixon’s drug war. Like Roger Ailes and Richard Nixon, it appears Faux News is determined to perpetuate Jim Crow laws (AKA drug laws) no matter what it takes.

    Dr. Samadi may be just another political hack acting the role of a quack TV doctor, but his ridiculous medical opinions about marijuana are likely motivated somewhere, somehow, by racism. Fox fear factory propaganda also promotes school vouchers, birtherism, and tough-on-crime political topics that are designed to press viewers’ racist buttons. Based on the Fox News example provided by David Samadi, it is reasonable to suspect that any and all activity directed at perpetuating marijuana prohibition has a racist undertone. That undertone brands all prohibitionists as racists, a label befitting those encountered in drug enforcement.

  • Hope

    If enough of us complain to Fox about the contaminated, idiotic information the doctor is offering their viewers… perhaps he will soon be making public apologies, getting a pink slip, and going back to school for awhile.

    • Crut

      The trick is getting the complaints through. 999/1000 of the complaints sent don’t get past the Fox filter/blindfold. Anything above a 4th grade reading level is too complicated for them and automatically deleted. Past that, you have to land on the random intern who either doesn’t understand that your complaint doesn’t conform to the Faux news ideals, or the undercover liberal who sneaks in under the radar.

  • darkcycle

    WTF? He ought to be aware by now that the “crack baby” scare was nonsense, right? Who in their right mind would….wait…I just answered my own question.
    Somebody threw open to doors of the prohibitionist asylum, and the nuts are running free on Fox.

  • DdC

    Now it makes sense why…

    “They’ve outlawed the number one vegetable on the planet.”
    – Timothy Leary.

    Pat Robertson: Drinkers And Pot Smokers Are ‘Enslaved To Vegetables’ @TPM http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/pat-robertson-marijuana-vegetable-slavery

    • kaptinemo

      (Eyes bugged out, arteries like bacon threads, sweat flying from furrowed forehead, furtively digging in fridge crisper) “I gotta have my fix! I gotta have my fix!!

      (Breaking fourth wall, addressing audience) “I’m a slave to vegetables, dontcha know?”

      (Turns back to violently rummaging in fridge) “WHERE’S MY (unprintable) CELERY!?”

    • Hope

      And it’s “Scientific”… or something, no doubt. I mean… cannabis is vegetation.

      I want to know what makes a person think another person can be “A slave to a vegetable”?

      I “refuse to be judged by another man’s conscience”… but this is something different. It’s hard to say what in the world he is even talking about. Is he making a parable of some sort?

      Are there human beings that are slaves to objects or consumables? Maybe. By really stretching your imagination on out there. Are people slaves to shoes? Or maybe clothing? Are they slaves to a pet? An animal? Are people slaves to ice cream? Are diabetics slaves to insulin? Are we all slaves to petroleum products?

      Maybe someone somewhere is being helped by being accused of being a slave to a vegetable… but it’s hard to imagine who or why.

      • kaptinemo

        I can just imagine this happening in some households:

        Mother addressing TV after hearing latest Robertson: “Stupid preacher! Now every kid in America has an excuse not to eat their veggies!”

        Later that evening:

        Mum: Johnny, eat your brussel’s sprouts!
        Kid: But, Mum, I dont want to be enslaved!

        Hyperbolic, I know, but so are they, to come up with their crap. It’s not hard to make fun of it; they so accommodatingly lay the groundwork with their inanities.

        To paraphrase Alice, “Crazier and crazier.” And…we ain’t seen nothin’ yet!

    • Irie

      Carrots, tomatoes, lettuce, OMG, please I need to have them, I will go through withdrawal!!! Please, oh please Mr. Grocer, Please let me have my vegetables!!! They rule me, they consume me, my life is nothing with out vegetables! I am going to take over a organic farm in California, I have guns, I will take it over and consume my vegetables, forever is my calling to consume more and more vegetables!!!! I will die with celery in my mouth! Give me liberty or give me vegetables!!!
      Oh help me Pat, oh help me God!!

      Ya know, this would be a perfect skit for SNL, think I will send in my idea to Loren, I know it will make the crowd go wild with laughter!!!

  • kaptinemo

    As of this time, the article is being pummeled, dragged nekkid across a gravel road and set on fire in the comments section. FAUX Nooz really stepped in it this time.

    And chances are that the ONLY reason why so many showed up to bitch-slap FAUX was the article. In other words, FAUX keeps proving my point as to the L/MSM’s generational relativity: they have next to none.

    By supporting prohibition, they have automatically rendered themselves irrelevant to an entire generation…which is demonstrating how irrelevant they are by only showing up to criticize FAUX for their stupidity. Otherwise, they’d have had nothing to do with FAUX.

    Prohibs are dinosaurs. Big, lumbering, bellowing, walnut-brained dinosaurs. And they just proved themselves that again, with this. I’ll shed no tears as the last one sinks into History’s tar pit; my tears are for their victims.