Pediatric Exposures to Marijuana

Unintentional Pediatric Exposures to Marijuana in Colorado, 2009-2015
JAMA Pediatr. 2016;170(9):e160971. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.0971
George Sam Wang, MD
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2534480

Clinical effects reported were:

  • drowsiness/lethargy 49%
  • ataxia/dizziness 12%
  • agitation 8%
  • vomiting 5%
  • tachycardia 6%
  • dystonia/muscle rigidity 2%
  • respiratory depression 2%
  • bradycardia/hypotension 2%
  • seizures 3%

picture from:
https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/05/28/186899565/pot-brownies-should-be-childproofed-doctors-say

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