Children Eating Edible Marijuana that Looks Like Candy

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Children ingesting their parent’s edible marijuana and becoming ill.

A new study finds an increase in children accidentally ingesting edible marijuana products.

Researchers at U-C San Francisco say the symptoms of intoxication can be vague and diffiult to diagnose.

That’s why they are urging ER doctors to order drug tests for children who show possible signs of THC poisoning, like dizziness, lethargy and abnormal vision.

Many edible marijuana products closely resemble regular candy and baked products.

 

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