Colorado (KWWL) –The state of Colorado is seeing an increase in marijuana-related ER visits, since the state legalized the drug.
, alone between 2012 and 2016. Researchers say that reason for the growing hospital visits is due to people over-consuming marijuana edibles. Experts suggest that people tend to eat more of the cannabis products because it takes longer to produce and high.
Some of these ways include: prevention, policy, and public education on the harmful effects of cannabis.