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Laxer marijuana laws linked to increase in kids' accidental poisonings

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Laxer marijuana laws linked to increase in kids' accidental poisonings

May 28, 2013

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57586408/laxer-marijuana-laws-linked-to-increase-in-kids-accidental-poisonings/

 

Source - CBS News


The decriminalization of medical marijuana in Colorado led to a marked increase in accidental ingestions of the substance among young children, a retrospective, single-center study showed. Dr. Suzan Mazor, of Seattle Children’s Hospital, is quoted in this article.

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