Edibles are tied to more severe health issues than smoking marijuana

People who ingest the drug are more likely to have psych or heart problems than those who inhale it

cannabis edibles

GETTABLE EDIBLES  With the legalization of marijuana in 10 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., smoking the drug has become increasingly popular. But a study looking at a Colorado hospital’s ER data links eating cannabis products with more severe symptoms. 

Solarisys/Shutterstock

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Health & Medicine

From the Nature Index

Paid Content