Child marijuana overdoses a concern for pediatricians

Staff writerJanuary 10, 2014 

A marijuana cigarette is rolled for purchase. (Staff file photo, 2012)


After Seattle Children's hospital recently treated two toddlers for accidentally eating marijuana, doctors there say they're worried about legal pot leading to more such incidents.

KOMO News reports that some doctors at the hospital think that new varieties of edible marijuana products are especially attractive to children, mostly due to their colorful packaging.

That could lead to increased cases of marijuana overdose among children, the doctors told KOMO.


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