Does marijuana kill more brain cells than alcohol?
Neither marijuana nor alcohol kills brain cells. Unless you deprive yourself of oxygen. That's when you start to lose brain cells. You would hae to smoke 15-- joints in 20 minutes in order to kill brain cells. Here's a very intersting video. Got me to start smoking weed:P
Killing brain cells is not a pre-requisite for getting `high.' Marijuana contains a chemical which substitutes for a natural brain chemical, with a few differences. This chemical touches special `buttons' on brain cells called `receptors.' Essentially, marijuana `tickles' brain cells. The legal drug alcohol also tickles brain cells, but it will damage and kill them by producing toxins (poisons) and sometimes mini-seizures. Also, some drugs will wear out the buttons which they push, but marijuana…