Re: virus: Pot

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Thu, 19 Dec 1996 20:40:17 -0700

> From: Vicki Rosenzweig <>

> I think we've hit one of those odd cultural differences. I was
> surprised the first time a British friend mentioned tobacco
> in a joint, since nobody I know in the US or Canada ever mixed
> tobacco with their marijuana (not even the friend I had who
> smoked both, and rolled her own in both cases).

> A large part of the rest of this thread seems to be definitional.
> For example, is marijuana a hallucinogen? I have no idea. I
> do know that it has hallucinogenic effects on some, but not all,
> of the people who use it. Does that make it a hallucinogen?
> Depends on your definitions.

It is a sedative-hypnotic. Any hypnotic, if taken in large enough
doses can casue mild hallucinations, but that doesn't make it a
hallucinogenic since it is only a very small secondary effect and
not a primary effect.