SAMHSA: 11,406 ED visits in 2010 tied to synthetic pot

12/4/2012 | U.S. News & World Report ·

A total of 11,406 drug-related emergency department visits in the U.S. in 2010 were linked to the use of synthetic marijuana, most involving patients ages 12 to 29, according to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Patients admitted for synthetic marijuana use were an average of six years younger than those hospitalized for marijuana use.

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