Marijuana Poisoning Cases Rise 245% in Last 20 Years

Poison center reports for child marijuana use rose 245% in last 20 years: Study

Between 2000 and 2020, reports to poison centers for child and teen marijuana use increased by 245%, according to a new study from the Oregon Health and Science University. The researchers analyzed more than 330,000 reports in the National Poison Data System over the last 20 years and found the increase in marijuana rates was the most of any substance, with the largest increase between 2017 and 2020.


Edible Marijuana Dangers-How Parents Can Prevent THC Poisoning

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HHS Data, Monitoring the Future data show troubling trends – Parents Opposed to Pot

State-level data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health , the most authoritative study on drug use conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), found significant increases in youth marijuana use in several recently legalized marijuana states versus last year.

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FDA Issues Warning about Marijuana Wearable Products Designed to Hide Youth Use


FDA Warns Manufacturers and Retailers to Remove Certain E-cigarette Products Targeted to Youth from the Market

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued ten warning letters to retailers and manufacturers who sell, manufacture and/or import unauthorized electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products targeted to youth or likely to promote use by youth.



Pot Smoking Parents Put Children at Risk


Study: One in Six CO Kids Hospitalized With Lung Issue Test Positive for Pot

We all know about the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke. But what about the risks related to secondhand marijuana smoke - especially for young children? A new study that was scheduled to be presented earlier today at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 meeting in Baltimore suggests that they're very real...



Parents Opposed to Pot Adds Tracks Child Deaths While in the Care of Marijuana Using Parents/Adults monitors news reports child deaths related to adults using cannabis. Just since Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, 217 deaths occurred. Fifty of those deaths happened in just 8 months in 2019, January 1 -August 8.


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