Marijuana Dispensaries lack screening to protect children. Visit the IASIC library to learn about pediatric exposures and addiction. Read the full article here: https://timesofsandiego.com/health/2021/08/31/ucsd-study-dispensaries-lack-adequate-screening-to-keep-out-minors/
Youth age 12 – 18 who use marijuana are 4 – 7 times more likely than adults to develop a cannabis use disorder.
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Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz discuss the wild west that is the CBD industry. To learn more about CBD visit the IASIC library. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dncnf1mNTpA
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