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Marijuana Edibles


A compilation of accurate, science-based information that addresses the public health and safety impacts of marijuana in our community.

Cannabinoid Dose and Label Accuracy in Edible Medical Cannabis Products
Source: Journal of the American Medical Association.

Notes from the Field: Death Following Ingestion of an Edible Marijuana Product-Colorado, March 2014
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Unintentional Pediatric Exposures to Marijuana in Colorado, 2009-2015
Source: Journal of the American Medical Association.

Medical Marijuana Poisoning in Kids: Safe Storage Can Prevent Childhood Poisonings
Source: Poison Control-National Capital Poison Center.

Marijuana Drug Facts
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Preventing Unintentional Ingestion of Marijuana by Children: A Health Impact Assessment of Packaging Regulations in Retail Marijuana Establishments in Colorado
Source: Colorado School of Public Health.

Edible Marijuana Dangers: How Parents Can Prevent Pot Poisoning
Source: The American Academy of Pediatrics.