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Correlation Between Secondhand Marijuana and Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Children ED Visits

SCIENCE DAILY (05/05) – Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit substance in the US. Secondhand marijuana smoke (SHMS) exposure and its subsequent impact on child health have not been studied. The objective of this study was to determine association between SHMS exposure and rates of emergency department visitation, and rates of tobacco sensitive conditions (asthma, otitis media and viral respiratory infections). Read more

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