Will Marijuana Legalization Increase Hospitalizations And Emergency Room Visits?
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Policy Brief

Will Marijuana Legalization Increase Hospitalizations And Emergency Room Visits?

Since marijuana legalization will likely increase the availability and convenience of consuming marijuana, there is concern that it will also increase health emergencies.

Since marijuana legalization will likely increase the availability and convenience of consuming marijuana, there is concern that it will also increase health emergencies. An especially prominent concern is that children will be more likely to ingest marijuana in states that have legalized adult use.

Policy Brief: Will Marijuana Legalization Increase Hospitalizations And Emergency Room Visits?

Allie Howell is a research intern at Reason Foundation.