Will legalizing marijuana increase the burden on the Pediatric Emergency Department?

Some states have already legalized marijuana and others are likely to follow.  This is a hot topic of discussion in Washington DC.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently reaffirmed its position on keeping marijuana illegal “http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/pages/American-Academy-of-Pediatrics-Reaffirms-Opposition-to-Legalizing-Marijuana-for-Recreational-or-Medical-Use.aspx“, while the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has a more tolerant view on this subject by suggesting that a more responsible use of marijuana might be expected if legalization were to be considered, as suggested in the the article here: “http://www.acepnow.com/article/legalizing-marijuana-will-make-safer/

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One thought on “Will legalizing marijuana increase the burden on the Pediatric Emergency Department?”

  1. Being responsible is the key. Over-usage can lead to huge consequences so it pays to be responsible in all things, including the use of marijuana in the states that have allowed it and to those that will allow it in the future.

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