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Peter Why
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Post by Peter Why » March 8th, 2020, 1:47 am

I was looking up information about rhubarb ... as one does ... and found a reference to the toxicity of the leaves on a page devoted to a poisonous plant garden. In a linked page was an interesting article that referred to the way the results of a poorly researched paper on cannabis have been used in widely publicised fake news.

http://www.thepoisongarden.co.uk/blog/blog091111.htm

EDIT: The above link no longer points to the page on false news.

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KevinS
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Post by KevinS » March 8th, 2020, 6:47 am

What I find interesting are the psychotropic effects of brussels sprouts. Just look at the funny hats that the English wear at Christmas dinner.

lurcherlover
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Post by lurcherlover » March 8th, 2020, 8:41 am

It's not the sprouts - it's the cannabis ...

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