More Young Kids — in San Diego and Around the US — Being Hospitalized After Eating Cannabis Products

New research shows a dramatic increase, both locally and nationally, in the number of young children ending up in the hospital after eating cannabis products.

According to the 2022 California Marijuana Impact Report, the number of calls to Poison Control centers nationwide for kids 0-12 years old who had ingested cannabis products went up more than 2,000% between 2016-21. The report also found the majority of Poison Control calls in California for ingesting cannabis were for children under the age of 5.

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