marijuana overdose

More Dangerous to Kids Than Marijuana: Laundry Detergent Pods

More Dangerous to Kids Than Marijuana: Laundry Detergent Pods

The creation of medical marijuana programs and the legalization of recreational cannabis almost always seem to bring with them hysterical opining about the dangers legalized marijuana poses to children. Prohibitionists are trying to re-ignite the guttering flames of reefer madness in this country by frantically waving statistics about emergency room visits by children exposed to […]

Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

The headlines feel reminiscent of old reefer madness articles: Teens rushed to the hospital, poisoned by marijuana brownies. There are at least 85 articles today about the alleged marijuana edible overdose, ranging from short and skeptical to full-blown “won’t someone think of the children?” Apparently, five students in De Anza High School in Richmond, California, […]

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

There’s been a lot of hype in the popular press lately about the use of butane hash oil (BHO), also referred to as “dabs.” Reports suggesting that dabs can lead to wild and immediate addiction or that the process of extracting the oil is going to blow up your house, AND YOUR ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD!!! are […]