Tags: "children"

10 Jan
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Unlocking the Truth: The Hidden Risks of Melatonin Gummies for Children

Between 2012 and 2021, reports to U.S. poison control centers regarding pediatric melatonin ingestions surged 530% and were linked with 27,795 emergency department and clinic visits, 4,097 hospitalizations, 287 intensive care admissions, and tragically, 2 fatalities.

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18 Jul
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Reports from the CDC show a vast increase in marijuana-related ER visits among youth during the pandemic

The frequency of young individuals consuming harmful amounts of marijuana edibles or smoking marijuana to the point where they need emergency assistance increased considerably during the pandemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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14 Dec
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Alcohol exposures declining steadily while marijuana exposures growing strongly among children, according to U.S. poison center reports

From 2000 to 2020, over 330,000 reports were made to the National Poison Data System on intentional substance misuse and abuse exposures for kids ages 6 to 18.

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04 Mar
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DFAF Participated in Side Events at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime – 65th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Drug Free America Foundation's special distinction as a Non-Governmental Organization in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations allows DFAF to have a voice in global drug policy.

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