Marijuana Emergencies

Preliminary report shows that medical emergency episodes related to marijuana/hashish use have increased 200 percent since 1990. In 1995, 47,100 people among both sexes, all age groups, and across cultures reported to hospital emergency departments for medical care related to their use of marijuana and/or hashish.

Source:  The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)  August  1996   –  Keeping  Youth  Drug-Free  –  A guide for Parents,  Grandparents, Elders, Mentors and National Clearing House for Alcohol  –  Other  Agencies & Drug Information. 1997.

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