A Possible Explanation For Why Cheech and Chong Are Not Demented—Don't Know About John Walters Though


Talk about "medical marijuana."—Researchers at the the Scripps Research Institute report that the chief active ingredient in marijuana, "THC and its analogues may provide an improved therapeutic for Alzheimer's disease." In tests, THC handily beat the current FDA-approved Alzheimer's medications tacrine and donepezil in slowing the aggregation of amyloid plaques associated with that form of progressive dementia.

All right, I don't know for sure that Drug Czar John Walters is demented, but his continuing ineffectual war on weed is a pretty good sign that he's got psychological problems.

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  1. Cecil B Demented was horribly underrated. I laughed my ass off. Lay off the guy. He’s the only product of Baltimore that I know of other than Mencken.

  2. Now, now — that was John *WATERS*, a totally different, and entirely more estimable person.
    John Walters has never in his life reached the heights of moral behavior of any of Waters’ characters, nor has he contributed even as little as the Marbles.

    BTW, of course Walters is demented — he’s a demented f**kwit, as witnessed by his being a republican employed by the government.
    It’s a pre-requisite.

    Shirley Knott

  3. Oh, right, of course. That clears up a lot of things for me.

  4. Maybe the marijuana revolution will be launched by the elderly lobby-after the Reefer Madness generation completely dies off.

  5. What about the wire, yo?

  6. …his continuing ineffectual war on weed is a pretty good sign that he’s got psychological problems.

    Damn skippy. The son of a bitch should do hard time in a federal pound-em-in-the-ass prison.

  7. Walters! I first read that as John Waters

  8. fishfry,

    See my joke at the top of the page.

  9. I also saw “Waters”, we seem to have stumbled upon some bug in the gestalt of perception.

  10. So, if it turns out that mj has preventive or curative properties relative to Alzheimers, could aggrieved patients in states where medical mj is legal (e.g., California), sue the government for the harm caused by the deprivation of necessary medicine? I’d buy tickets to that trial.

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