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If the child swallowed more than one mouthful, is having symptoms, or if you are not positive of the exact substance or amount swallowed, call the Poison Center Hotline immediately at 800-222-1222. The call is free and confidential.

Cannabis Edibles

Also Known As:

Edibles, marijuana edibles, THC, cannabis brownies, cannabis cookies, cannabis candy

edibles

Toxicity Level

Toxic

Possible Symptoms

Drowsiness, loss of muscle coordination or control, increased heart rate and coma

What To Do

If your child has eaten or may have eaten even a small piece of a cannabis edible, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222 immediately for advice specific to your situation.

NOTE: Symptoms may be delayed for up to 3 hours when a cannabis or marijuana product is swallowed. Do not wait for symptoms to develop—call IPC right away at 1-800-222-1222.

Poison Information

Toxicity Level

Toxic

Also Known As

Edibles, marijuana edibles, THC, cannabis brownies, cannabis cookies, cannabis candy

What It Is

Cannabis edibles are food products, such as cookies or candy, that are made with the cannabis plant. THC is the active ingredient in the cannabis plant. Cannabis edibles are sold for medicinal purposes and adult recreational use. The dose of THC in cannabis edibles varies widely among different brands and products.

Possible Symptoms of Overdose/Poisoning

Drowsiness, loss of muscle coordination or control, increased heart rate and coma

What To Do

If your child has eaten or may have eaten even a small piece of a cannabis edible, call IPC at 1-800-222-1222 immediately for advice specific to your situation.

NOTE: Symptoms may be delayed for up to 3 hours when a cannabis or marijuana product is swallowed. Do not wait for symptoms to develop—call IPC right away at 1-800-222-1222.

Toxicity

THC affects the brain. Children are especially susceptible to its effects.

Eye Exposure

If your child has gotten this substance in his or her eyes, please view our eye exposure information.

 

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