Friday, October 23

Cannabis Health

Canada, Cannabis, Cannabis Health, Cannabis Trends

STUDY: Most cannabis edible overdoses in Canada involve children

Federal research shows 137 children have shown up at Canadian hospital emergency rooms for weed poisoning since Ottawa legalized cannabis edibles last October.The Health Ministry research also says cannabis use among youth has increased overall, according to Blacklock’s Reporter.This trend is a reversal of long-term downward use before the feds repealed a criminal ban on recreational pot in 2018.“Significant changes in the risk perception of this substance were also noted … suggesting a decreasing trend in the viewing of cannabis as a harmful substance,” according to the study called Sentinel Surveillance Of Injuries And Poisonings Associated With Cannabis.Only 9% of high schoolers said marijuana was harmless.“Such perception changes among this population are of concern,” s...