Legalising marijuana increases its use and boosts cases of deadly cannabis poisoning, report finds

  • In legalised US states, cannabis’ use has increased among the over 25 year olds
  • While in Uruguay, where it is legal nationwide, its use has risen for all ages
  • In the US, the number of deadly cannabis poisoning cases have also increased 
  • Drug trafficking has not eased in any region that permits marijuana’s use
  • Campaigners argue legalisation reduces use by taking away its rebellion factor

Alexandra Thompson Health Reporter For Mailonline