Anti-Weed Group Uses Pot-Related Illnesses To Call For Stricter Marijuana Laws

January 5, 2015 10:09 PM

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SEATTLE, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The number of children treated annually for accidental pot consumption in Colorado has reached double-digits and a drug treatment chain has seen a surge of teens treated for cannabis abuse, a leading U.S. anti-marijuana group said on Monday.

In a report that urged stricter cannabis controls, Smart Approaches to Marijuana also pointed to higher-than-average marijuana use in the first two states to legalize recreational pot, Colorado and Washington, and an increase in burns from butane hash oil production.

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