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A drug overdose happens when you take too much of a drug, whether it is an illegal substance, and over the counter medication, or a prescription drug. An overdose can lead to serious medical symptoms, including death.
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Nov 17, 2017 ... A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines about “the first marijuana overdose death” this week. Except that's not what the doctors meant. “We are absolutely not saying that marijuana killed that child,” said Thomas Nappe, an author of ...


Nov 17, 2017 ... Two poison control doctors from Colorado claim that a patient they treated, an 11- month-old baby boy, died from an overdose of marijuana. The report has ignited controversy — marijuana has not previously been shown to cause a fatal overdose— but some medical experts say the drug might have played ...


Nov 17, 2017 ... Humans have been getting high on marijuana for millennia, and there has never been a recorded case of a fatal overdose. That record appeared to be in peril earlier this week, following reports that an 11-month-old in Colorado died last year following exposure to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in weed.


Nov 17, 2017 ... Marijuana is one of the most widespread drugs used in America today. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 22 million Americans consume marijuana in any given month, and about one in five Americans regularly uses the drug, according to a study from Marist College. The government ...


Nov 16, 2017 ... Two Colorado doctors claim they have documented the first case of a person dying from consuming too much marijuana.


Nov 17, 2017 ... A Colorado doctor is saying a 11-month-old boy did not die from a marijuana overdose.


Nov 17, 2017 ... The US Drug Enforcement Administration plainly reports that no death from an overdose of marijuana has ever been reported—a tidbit often repeated by cannabis enthusiasts when discussing the potential harms of the popular drug. But this week, many news outlets coughed up headlines saying that the ...


Overdosing on marijuana, while rare, is possible. If you or someone you know or love regularly uses or abuses marijuana, learning the signs, symptoms, side effects, and treatments may help prevent you or someone else from a potential overdose.


Nov 16, 2017 ... It's a statistic commonly found on the lips of marijuana legalization advocates: No death from a pot overdose has ever been reported, according to the FDA. But now, doctors in Colorado think they may have uncovered the first-ever fatality from a marijuana overdose—in an 11-month-old baby. But their ...