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Surge in children accidentally eating marijuana-laced foods: Relaxed Colorado drug laws behind trend

Surge in children accidentally eating marijuana-laced foods: Relaxed Colorado drug laws behind trend

Source:  (As reported in ScienceDaily, May 27, 2013)  University of Colorado Denver. (2013, May 27). Surge in children accidentally eating marijuana-laced foods: Relaxed Colorado drug laws behind trend. ScienceDaily.  

Retrieved May 18, 2014 fromwww.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130527231914.htm

ScienceDaily Summary:  A tumblr post shows the relaxation of marijuana laws in Colorado may have caused the spike in the number of young children treated for accidentally eating marijuana-laced cookies, candies, brownies and beverages.

Journal Reference:  George Sam Wang. Pediatric Marijuana Exposures in a Medical Marijuana StateJAMA Pediatrics, 2013; 1 DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.140

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