My Child Ate Cannabis Edibles
If you suspect your child ate any amount of a cannabis edible, call IPC immediately at 1-800-222-1222. This call is free and confidential.
What to know: Cannabis Edibles
- Cannabis edibles are also known as edibles, marijuana edibles, cannabis gummies, THC, cannabis brownies, cannabis cookies and cannabis candy.
- If your child ate a cannabis edible, it might take several hours for symptoms to show. Don’t wait — call IPC right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Toxicity LevelWhat are toxicity levels?
My toddler ate a cannabis edible. What should I do?
Cannabis edibles are highly toxic and are not meant to be used or consumed by children. Cannabis edibles affect the brain and children are especially susceptible to its effects.
Symptoms of PoisoningSymptoms from eating a cannabis edible can include drowsiness, loss of control and muscle coordination, increased heart rate, seizure and even coma.
Symptoms may be delayed for up to 3 hours. Do not wait for symptoms to develop—call IPC right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Cannabis edibles may cause irritation if exposed to eyes.
If your child got bits of cannabis edibles in their eyes, rinse by pouring clean, lukewarm water across the affected eye(s) for 15 minutes.
For more instructions, please see our page on eye exposure information.
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