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Cases of Pets with Marijuana Intoxication on the Rise

Popular Science (New York City, April 20) – Cases of cannabis poisoning in pets have risen significantly over the past few years, a survey of veterinarians in Canada and the U.S. indicates. Cannabis toxicity “is becoming more common as things are now legalized,” says Jenica Haraschak, an emergency and critical care specialist at the U. of I. College of Veterinary Medicine who wasn’t involved with the new research. “Now it’s out on the kitchen table and more available for pets to get into.”