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Marijuana edibles study: More toddlers are accidentally eating them, getting sick

Pot edibles are a burgeoning business in Colorado, and with the signing of marijuana-related legislation later this morning, that growth is expected to continue.

But according to a Colorado-centric study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, something else is rising, too -- the number of toddlers who have eaten edibles and gotten sick.

According to study co-author George Wang, a number required critical care procedures after admission.

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