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February 23, 2017

Marijuana and Children


What is marijuana? Maryjane (otherwise called cannabis, weed or pot) is a plant that is generally utilized for its psychoactive impacts. It is additionally utilized restoratively for conditions like incessant torment, cachexia and seizures.

There are various ways to consume marijuana, which include inhalation through smoking or vaporization, and ingestion in edible forms such as baked goods, candies and beverages. Exposure of marijuana products to kids and teens in Colorado has increased over the past several years since the increased availability of both medical and recreational marijuana in Colorado.

What is acute marijuana intoxication?

Acute marijuana intoxication occurs when a person experiences immediate adverse effects from marijuana. This typically occurs after smoking or ingesting marijuana products, and can occur at all ages, and to naïve and chronic users.

How do the symptoms of smoking differ from ingestion?

In the wake of smoking or breathing in weed, the onset of manifestations is snappy (inside 5-30 minutes), however side effects commonly don't keep going long (a few hours).

Interestingly, after ingestion of cannabis as sustenance or drink, the onset of side effects can take the length of 1-4 hours, and side effects can keep going for a few hours.

How does this differ in younger kids?

In the wake of smoking or breathing in weed, the onset of manifestations is snappy (inside 5-30 minutes), however side effects commonly don't keep going long (a few hours).

Interestingly, after ingestion of cannabis as sustenance or drink, the onset of side effects can take the length of 1-4 hours, and side effects can keep going for a few hours.

What are the long-term effects of marijuana on children?

The long haul impact of intense cannabis exposures on youngsters is obscure, as it has not been methodicallly examined. Since we don't yet have the exploration and science discoveries to know the full impact, specialists don't completely comprehend pot's long haul consequences for youngsters after intense exposures.

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