The association between recreational cannabis commercialization and cannabis exposures reported to the US National Poison Data System
- The study finds that marijuana commercialization was associated with a 67-77% increase in marijuana exposure calls to poison control centers, with a dramatic rise in exposures among those below the age of 21.
- According to the study, had all 50 states and DC commercialized marijuana in 2017, the total number of exposures nationwide would have risen by more than 60%.
- Also according to the study, marijuana commercialization increased the availability and accessibility of marijuana among minors.
For complete Research go to https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/add.15019 (February 2020)