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Cannabis smokers show higher rates of emphysema, airway diseases than cigarette smokers
November 15, 2022 - The findings, published in Radiology, examined the chest CTs of 56 cannabis smokers, 57 non-smokers and 33 tobacco-only smokers between 2005 and 2020.
Hospitalizations for unintentional cannabis poisonings among Canadian children surged after legalization, particularly in jurisdictions where the sale of cannabis edibles was allowed
August 24, 2022 - Canada has seen a 6.3 fold increase in hospitalizations for unintentional cannabis poisoning among children under the age of 10 since the legalization of recreational cannabis, according to a research letter published in the New England Journal of Me
Cannabis-related emergency department visits increased significantly in Ontario after expansion of the cannabis retail market
February 16, 2022 - A study published today in the journal Addiction examined cannabis-related emergency department visits in Ontario before and after the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada in October 2018.
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