133% leap in children admitted to ER for marijuana, study finds – CNN

 

English: Close up shot of some high quality ma...

English: Close up shot of some high quality marijuana. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

This is an insightful read from CNN citing new research from France. It reports that as attitudes about marijuana shift around the world, researchers are warning parents that it’s risky to keep it around children, especially those who are too young to know what it is.

Source: 133% leap in children admitted to ER for marijuana, study finds – CNN

Marijuana is very much in the news today. Perhaps, the most scary story from the Children’s Hospital Colorado is entitled ‘Acute Marijuana Intoxication.

This leads me to an open question:

Are today’s political leaders in advanced countries, like the US, UK, France & Germany too lenient on drug abuse?

Thoughts?