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Amy Winehouse Remembered

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Yesterday marked the 8th anniversary of the loss of phenomenal 27-year-old Grammy Award-winning British musician-songstress Amy Winehouse.

Her 6 awards included an ironic-now-iconic autobiographical performance of “Rehab” at the 50th annual Grammy Awards February 20, 2008 in Los Angeles, where she won an unprecedented 5 awards for her 2006 album Back to Black – making her the first British female artist to have ever won as many – including Album of The Year for “Back to Black,” Record of the Year and Song of The Year for “Rehab,” Best New Artist, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for “Rehab, and Best Pop Vocal Album for “Back to Black.”

At the time of the Grammy awards, she was in London performing at the 2008 BRIT Awards via satellite from Earls Court.

Her accomplishments were unprecedented, because she also tied the previous record for the most Grammy awards by a female artist in a single night.

The Grammys honor musical achievement in the year prior, and were for releases between October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.

On July 23, 2011, she was found unresponsive in her bedroom at her house in the borough of Camden, in northwest London.

Because her death was unattended, a coroner’s inquest began, which autopsy revealed a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.416% – expressed as 416mg of beverage alcohol per 100mL of blood. In other words, there was very nearly 1/2 of 1% of ethanol in her blood volume.

No other illegal substances were found in her blood.

Regarding Amy’s death, Coroner Suzanne Greenway said, “The unintended consequences of such potentially fatal levels was her sudden death.”

According to the DEA, and numerous other official agencies and researchers, NO ONE HAS EVER DIED from cannabis ingestion/consumption.

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