Unintentional Pediatric Ingestion of Cannabis—Addressing a Growing Public Health Risk

Some 37 states now permit some degree of cannabis use. Unintentional THC exposure in children has increased as more cannabis products become more widely available. In this Viewpoint, the authors address the risks posed by copycat THC products, products packaged to look like well-known consumer brands. National poison control centers report more than 10,000 cases of unintentional exposure to edible THC products from January 2021 to May 2022. Despite state laws prohibiting products being attractive to children, enforcement faces challenges due to law enforcement authority.

Read more: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/article-abstract/2808591

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