“What Do You Think About Marijuana, Doc?”

“What do you think about marijuana, Doc?” That question is frequently asked, often by a patient or friend planning a trip to Colorado.

Here are some resources that you can review and/or refer your patients to in order to  answer the question (but if they’re on their way to Colorado, then it is probably just a rhetorical question).


(1) The Dantastic Mr. Tox & Howard Episode 11 – In the Weeds with the Full Monte
April 20, 2018 by Tox & Hound [Link is to the podcast and show notes].

(2) Pediatric Concerns Due to Expanded Cannabis Use: Unintended Consequences of Legalization [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]. J Med Toxicol. 2017 Mar;13(1):99-105. doi: 10.1007/s13181-016-0552-x. Epub 2016 May 2.

(3) Recreational Cannabis – Minimizing the Health Risks from Legalization [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]. N Engl J Med. 2017 Feb 23;376(8):705-707. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1614783.


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